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Biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease: Dementia: role of MRI

Biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease: Dementia: role of MRI | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
It is a challenge for neuroimaging to contribute to the early diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease. .... The images show FDG-PET and axial FLAIR images of a normal subject and of patients with AD and FTD.
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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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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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American Academy of Neurology Calls For Research on Marijuana's Benefits - Leaf Science

American Academy of Neurology Calls For Research on Marijuana's Benefits - Leaf Science | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The American Academy of Neurology thinks marijuana could offer relief from several illnesses and is urging for more research to be conducted.
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Ludo Glimmerveen: Integrated care for people with dementia in the Netherlands

Ludo Glimmerveen: Integrated care for people with dementia in the Netherlands | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Ludo Glimmerveen, Lecturer at the University of Amsterdam, explains how the Dutch organisation Geriant provides an integrated set of care services for people with dementia in the community.
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Training for caregivers of people with dementia offered - Killeen Daily Herald

Training for caregivers of people with dementia offered - Killeen Daily Herald | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Taking care of someone with dementia can be overwhelming, but there are resources to help caregivers.
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Tweet from @the1annatheresa

Tweet from @the1annatheresa | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
If this said Neuropsychology I'd rock it everyday. pic.twitter.com/nD98uWeNkT
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New Algorithms Search for Signs of Consciousness in Brain Injury Patients | WIRED

New Algorithms Search for Signs of Consciousness in Brain Injury Patients | WIRED | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
After a severe brain injury, some people remain in a vegetative or minimally conscious state, unable to speak or move intentionally, and apparently unaware of the world around them.
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Search for Compassionate Care Leads to Cedars-Sinai - Cedars-Sinai

Search for Compassionate Care Leads to Cedars-Sinai - Cedars-Sinai | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A 41-year-old clinical psychologist turned to Cedars-Sinai when he was diagnosed with ALS, and he credits the compassion of his medical team with helping him deal with the disease in a positive way.
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Researchers Establish Key Differences in Two Degenerative Diseases - Physical Therapy Products

Researchers Establish Key Differences in Two Degenerative Diseases - Physical Therapy Products | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Researchers have established the differences in progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) and Parkinson’s disease (PD), which can present in similar ways.
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Maine Aging Agency Gets $1 Million for Dementia Help - Maine Public Broadcasting

Maine Aging Agency Gets $1 Million for Dementia Help - Maine Public Broadcasting | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
SCARBOROUGH, Maine - An agency that seeks to improve the well-being of older adults in southern Maine has received almost $1 million from the federal
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Hippocampal degeneration in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - Neurobiology of Aging

Hippocampal degeneration in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. http://t.co/vhxE3qhw3Z #memory #ALS #neuropsychology #MRI
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Dementia: Memory apps and lighting 'as important as drugs' - BBC News

Dementia: Memory apps and lighting 'as important as drugs' - BBC News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
People with dementia in Liverpool have been helping develop new technologies for the condition including intelligent lighting and apps to stimulate memory.
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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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The Unspoken Impact of Dementia (every Australian should see this) - YouTube

Find out what you can do to help create a dementia-friendly Australia. Visit: www.dementiafriendly.org.au THE UNSPOKEN IMPACT OF DEMENTIA Many Australians mi...
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Tips for Dementia Care

Tips for Dementia Care | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
I've been thinking about a few simple mantras or tips to improve aged and dementia care, and would love for others to add to the list, or improve on these tips or make other suggestions. It is easy...
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Medical Marijuana: Clearing Away the Smoke

Medical Marijuana: Clearing Away the Smoke | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The Open Neurology Journal concludes, “Based on evidence currently available the Schedule I classification (for cann…http://t.co/zh8hmEk7Ph
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Inspector Insight » Exploring and Measuring Emotion: Neuropsychology and Visual Thinking

Inspector Insight » Exploring and Measuring Emotion: Neuropsychology and Visual Thinking | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Exploring and Measuring Emotion: Neuropsychology and Visual Thinking http://t.co/uRnbxklZvT #visualthinking
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Six great iPad apps for older people - City Arts (Nottingham)

Six great iPad apps for older people - City Arts (Nottingham) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Recently we teamed up with iPad Engage to teach care home staff and artists how to use iPads and iPad applications to work creatively with older people. In
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Why Can't Teenagers Go to Sleep Earlier? - Psychiatric News

Why Can't Teenagers Go to Sleep Earlier? - Psychiatric News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Why Can't Teenagers Go to Sleep Earlier?
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Insufficient and inconsistent sleep has many adverse consequences for health, noted Dean Beebe, Ph.D., director of the neuropsychology program at Cincinnati Children's.
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Neurology Times Features Coverage of Parkinson and Alzheimer Disease - CNNMoney

Neurology Times Features Coverage of Parkinson and Alzheimer Disease
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NORWALK, Conn., Oct.
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The false memory syndrome: experimental - PubMed Mobile

False memories versus confabulation. http://t.co/zdQ6UUk5Ku. #AACN #Neuropsychology http://t.co/DbxGelsBzw
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Dementia: Why putting my parents in a home will haunt me forever - BBC News

Dementia: Why putting my parents in a home will haunt me forever - BBC News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Broadcaster Fiona Phillips reflects on the difficult decisions she faced when both parents were diagnosed with dementia.
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Dementia: Diagnosis rates rising in South Asian community - BBC News

Dementia: Diagnosis rates rising in South Asian community - BBC News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Dementia diagnosis rates in Manchester's South Asian community are rising than the general population.
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