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Fighting Back Against #Cognitive #Aging (#Mindmapping to Exercise the Brain and Organize Thinking)

Fighting Back Against #Cognitive #Aging (#Mindmapping to Exercise the Brain and Organize Thinking) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
As is said (albeit in a quite different context) "use it or lose it." You age and people tell you to start do crossword puzzles (I've never liked them) or to do simple arithmetic on an iPad (hhmmm....
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Dementia diagnosis: GP explains payments system - BBC News

Dementia diagnosis: GP explains payments system - BBC News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
GP explains NHS England's decision to pay family doctors £55 every time they diagnose a case of dementia.
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NHS 'to grind to halt' with dementia warns professor - BBC News

NHS 'to grind to halt' with dementia warns professor - BBC News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The NHS will "grind to a halt" unless more is done to help care for dementia patients in the community, warns Wales' only professor of geriatrics.
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Scientists convert human skin cells directly into brain cells

Scientists convert human skin cells directly into brain cells | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Scientists reprogrammed human skin cells so they converted directly into brain cells - skipping the stem cell phase. Transplanted into mice, they survived 6 months.
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Sir Ian Botham on his dad's dementia

Sir Ian Botham on his dad's dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Former cricketer Sir Ian Botham has been speaking about his father's dementia and how difficult it was to cope with the deteriorating condition.
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Neurology Center: Cannabinoids in Huntington's Disease

Neurology Center: Cannabinoids in Huntington's Disease | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
RT @HDAwareness: Neurology Center: Cannabinoids in Huntington's Disease http://t.co/vrh8t3LtpN http://t.co/xeONkuNc3G
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Photos of Lakeland past used to help people with dementia

Photos of Lakeland past used to help people with dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
PICTURES of historic Lakeland taken by a Gazette photographer have been playing a key role in a project to help people with dementia.
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Neurology and psychiatry in Babylon - OUPblog (blog)

Neurology and psychiatry in Babylon - OUPblog (blog) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
How rapidly does medical knowledge advance? Very quickly if you read modern newspapers, but rather slowly if you study history. Nowhere is this more true than in the fields of neurology and psychiatry.
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Positive Neuropsychology Evidence-Based Perspectives on Promoting Cognitive Health

Positive Neuropsychology Evidence-Based Perspectives on Promoting Cognitive Health | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Positive Neuropsychology Evidence-Based Perspectives on Promoting Cognitive Health:
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MS-UK | Types of MS Research

MS-UK | Types of MS Research | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Types of MS news and research page providing information and news on types of multiple sclerosis research
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Man walks again after transplant

Man walks again after transplant | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.

Via Dr. Stefan Gruenwald
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Caregiver Tips | Signals | Download FREE Step-by-Step Guide for Caregivers

Caregiver Tips | Signals | Download FREE Step-by-Step Guide for Caregivers | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Caregiver tips I FREE Step-by-Step Guide for Caregivers working with Alzeimers & Dementia patients with memory jogging puzzles
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Largest Dementia friendly Community in the world !! PLZ R/T - Torbay Dementia Action Alliance

Largest Dementia friendly Community in the world !! PLZ R/T - Torbay Dementia Action Alliance | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
RT @NormanMcNamara: @JoMountjoyDixon http://t.co/sS2Gj0QfwF
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Is It Really Dementia? - New York Times (blog)

Is It Really Dementia? - New York Times (blog) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A number of conditions cause dementia-like symptoms, and doctors may have trouble diagnosing them. Still, the odds usually are low that an elderly family member can be made cognitively normal.
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Should GPs be paid £55 for each dementia diagnosis? - The Guardian

Should GPs be paid £55 for each dementia diagnosis? - The Guardian | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Is NHS England's decision to introduce a payment to encourage improvement in the low demential diagnosis detection rate 'a distortion of good medical practice?'
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Tweet from @CFBMatrixMag

Tweet from @CFBMatrixMag | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Winningest College Football Teams in each State, RT if your school is on here... pic.twitter.com/ZeM600TVCw
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Dubious honor department. Brain injuries through cheating.

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So What's the Difference Between ALS and Parkinson's Disease?

So What's the Difference Between ALS and Parkinson's Disease? | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
RT @MGHPsychAcademy: Article looks at differences between #Parkinsons and #Alzheimers - http://t.co/spKe1JP4oH - #neurology #healthcare #de…
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New 'tell-tail' MRI sign of Parkinson's disease | Radiology Blog Post | Radiopaedia.org

New 'tell-tail' MRI sign of Parkinson's disease | Radiology Blog Post | Radiopaedia.org | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A recent research publication in PLoS ONE has described a new 3T MRI sign of Parkinson disease known as the 'absent swallow tail sign'. The discovery, which has the potential to revolutionise the diagnosis of this important disease, uses axial hig...
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Emotional adjustment following traumatic brain injury - Medical Xpress

Emotional adjustment following traumatic brain injury - Medical Xpress | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Life after a traumatic brain injury resulting from a car accident, a bad fall or a neurodegenerative disease changes a person forever.
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Dementia researcher changes lives on the ground - Times of India

Dementia researcher changes lives on the ground - Times of India | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
She’s a youthful 26 but deals often with people in their sixties who ask helplessly, “Where am I?”.
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Is It Really Dementia?

Is It Really Dementia? | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A number of conditions cause dementia-like symptoms, and doctors may have trouble diagnosing them. Still, the odds usually are low that an elderly family member can be made cognitively normal.
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Why brain death is considered death and why there should be no confusion

Why brain death is considered death and why there should be no confusion | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Why brain death is considered death and why there should be no confusion http://t.co/HbIq9MEOQT #Neurology
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Cold sores increase the risk of dementia - Medical Xpress

Cold sores increase the risk of dementia - Medical Xpress | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Infection with herpes simplex virus increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease. Researchers at Umeå University, Sweden, claim this in two studies in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia.
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Dementia sufferers stuck inside living hell with no way out - The Australian

The Australian Dementia sufferers stuck inside living hell with no way out The Australian THIS article does not pretend to have the answers to dementia but is intended to highlight the fact that Alzheimer's and vascular dementia are among the most...
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Review: "Kisses for Elizabeth" Common sense Guidelines for Alzheimers dementia - Alzheimers Support

Review: "Kisses for Elizabeth" Common sense Guidelines for Alzheimers dementia - Alzheimers Support | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Common sense Guidelines for Alzheimers and dementia caregivers
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New Insight On Alzheimer's: What Increases Your Risk

New Insight On Alzheimer's: What Increases Your Risk | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The two seemingly unrelated conditions may be driven by similar unhealthy states, including high blood pressure and diabetes.
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