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Latest Facts & Figures Report | Alzheimer's Association

Latest Facts & Figures Report | Alzheimer's Association | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Get the latest Facts & Figures report, providing annual statistics on the impact of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Learn how many Americans are living with the disease, economic and caregiver burden, death rate and other key measures.
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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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Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Celebrates Extraordinary Accomplishments with ... - Virtual Press Office (press release)

Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Celebrates Extraordinary Accomplishments with ...
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... Center of Excellence supported by the world-renowned neurosurgeons at St.
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Is dementia a theatre taboo? - Telegraph.co.uk

Is dementia a theatre taboo? - Telegraph.co.uk | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A play about living and working with dementia has been nominated for a National Lottery award. But what is it about the subject that is so charged, asks Rachel Ward
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Plaques and Tangles

Plaques and Tangles | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
(BrightFocus Foundation) The formation of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles are thought to contribute to the degradation of the neurons (nerve cells) in the brain and the subsequent sympt...
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Patients With Dementia Living Alone Shun Further Workup - Medscape

Patients With Dementia Living Alone Shun Further Workup Medscape Individuals who have agreed to be screened for dementia by their primary care physicians and who turn out to have a positive result are more likely to refuse additional diagnostic...
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Reno, How to Prevent Financial Devastation from Alzheimer's Dementia

Alzheimer's dementia is the most expensive disease in the country. It's a triple threat with it's soaring prevalence, enormous cost, and lack of treatment. The costs ...
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Cultural awareness improves dementia care for South Asian minorities | Social ... - The Guardian

Cultural awareness improves dementia care for South Asian minorities | Social ... - The Guardian | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Reduced awareness and stigma around mental health can prevent people from the south Asian community accessing dementia care
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Landmark 69-year study to provide window into dementia - Medical Xpress - Medical Xpress

Landmark 69-year study to provide window into dementia - Medical Xpress - Medical Xpress | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A landmark study that has been following a group of people since their birth in the same week in March 1946 is now turning its focus to the risk factors and early signs of dementia.
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Dementia costs society in Wales £1.4 billion a year - Alzheimer's Society

Dementia costs society in Wales £1.4 billion a year - Alzheimer's Society | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Alzheimer's Society News - Dementia costs society in Wales £1.4 billion a year - A new report, The hidden cost of dementia in Wales commissioned by Alzheimer's Society, exposes the financial and human costs of dementia to society in Wales.
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Global Treatment for Syndromes of Dementia and Movement Disorders Market ... - Medgadget.com (blog)

Global Treatment for Syndromes of Dementia and Movement Disorders Market ... - Medgadget.com (blog) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
According to a new market report published by Persistence Market Research “Global Market Study on Treatment for Syndromes of Dementia and Movement Disorder
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What Is Vascular Dementia? - Medscape - Medscape

What Is Vascular Dementia? - Medscape
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Making a diagnosis of vascular dementia is complicated for several reasons. First, vascular dementia has multiple causes and clinical types.
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Dementia sufferer aged 99 put in scalding bath by carer in 'a bad mood', court ... - Mirror.co.uk

Dementia sufferer aged 99 put in scalding bath by carer in 'a bad mood', court ... - Mirror.co.uk | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Margaret Wheatley was left with golf ball-sized blisters after she was put in the 50C bath by Niphawan Berry
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Facilities misleading public about dementia care services, review claims ... - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Facilities misleading public about dementia care services, review claims ... - McKnight's Long Term Care News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Nearly 60 of Massachusetts nursing homes that say they can handle residents with dementia are misleading the public about the extent of their services.
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Simple Driving Tasks May Be Suitable Road Test for Dementia Patients - Neurology Advisor

Simple Driving Tasks May Be Suitable Road Test for Dementia Patients - Neurology Advisor | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
62% of people with dementia failed the road test.
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Ted Talk: Can We Fortify Our Brains to Resist Alzheimer’s?

Ted Talk: Can We Fortify Our Brains to Resist Alzheimer’s? | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
(Tedx) Owen Carmichael, Ph.D., is a UC Davis neuroscience researcher with a family history of Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr. Owen watched his grandfather die of Alzheimer’s, and now his father is in the ...
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A Note on Changing Approach to Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease - European Medical Journal

A Note on Changing Approach to Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease - European Medical Journal | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
This review summarises the conclusions of two different series of studies set out to revise the 1984 NINCDS-ADRDA criteria for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
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How you talk to your baby now can impact their social skills later - Washington Post

How you talk to your baby now can impact their social skills later - Washington Post | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Psychologists at the University of York show that talking to your child in a certain way may help them understand the thoughts of others when they get older.
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Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood? - NYTimes.com

Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood? - NYTimes.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Well my mind is officially blown. #Psychotherapy & neuropsychology merge but bacteria holds key to emotions http://t.co/rKVvKXECQQ
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When Presidential Brains Go Awry: Neuro Disorders In The Oval Office

When Presidential Brains Go Awry: Neuro Disorders In The Oval Office | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Should presidents undergo neuropsych testing just as new military recruits do?

Via Tom Bundick, Ph.D.
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What's the best way to fight memory loss? - BBC News

What's the best way to fight memory loss? - BBC News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
We'd all like to about keep our brains as sharp as possible as we age. But what are the best ways to do this?
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'Heading' May Be Riskier for Girls than for Boys

'Heading' May Be Riskier for Girls than for Boys | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Fewer girls suffer concussion, but the concussion rate is higher for girls
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Dementia carers must look after their own needs too, warns Alzheimer’s Society

Dementia carers must look after their own needs too, warns Alzheimer’s Society | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Dementia affects more than the 850,000 people in the UK diagnosed with the condition: those who care for their loved ones can struggle with exhaustion and depression. But help is available…
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Severity of Diabetes Complications Linked to Dementia - Medscape

Severity of Diabetes Complications Linked to Dementia
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The risk of developing dementia correlates with the severity of diabetes complications such as neuropathy, according to a 12-year Taiwanese study.
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People with dementia getting more support in Wis. communities - 620 WTMJ ... - Newsradio 620

People with dementia getting more support in Wis. communities - 620 WTMJ ... - Newsradio 620 | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A pilot program is underway in Greendale to help local communities better understand dementia and make them safer places for people who live with the disease.
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Watch a Person with #Dementia Use a #MindMap to Communicate (Time Lapse Video)

Watch a Person with #Dementia Use a #MindMap to Communicate (Time Lapse Video) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
This is the most important blog post I have made to date.
I have espoused mind mapping as a way for those with early- and mid-stage dementia to continue to think and communicate using visual associations and judgments for several years now.
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Scent triggers for dementia

Research has found smell memory is resilient, so imagine the power it could have for patients with dementia.
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