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JCI - Thinking laterally about neurodegenerative proteinopathies

Many neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, and frontotemporal dementia, are proteinopathies that are associated with the aggregation and accumulation of .....
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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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Denver "top cop" brought dementia sufferer groceries, made her dinner - The Denver Post

Denver "top cop" brought dementia sufferer groceries, made her dinner - The Denver Post | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A Denver police officer bought a woman with dementia food and made her dinner when he discovered durin she had little in her fridge
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World Alzheimer's Month

World Alzheimer's Month | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Check out our brand new World Alzheimer's Month website http://t.co/0mVc4BFHEu and help us raise dementia awareness this September #WAM2015
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Not brushing your teeth can trigger dementia and heart disease

Not brushing your teeth can trigger dementia and heart disease | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A new two-part BBC series shows the implications of poor dental hygiene. Research shows if you have chronic inflammation, it will seriously affect your the rest of your health and life.
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Art Therapy for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Art Therapy for Alzheimer’s and Dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Art therapy, whether done at home or in a community setting, can increase the quality of life for those who are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
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Why we need to bring a gender perspective to dementia care - Community Care

Why we need to bring a gender perspective to dementia care - Community Care | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Dementia services need to take account of the way the disease disproportionately affects women, as service users and carers, says Vivien Ziwocha
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Accountant jailed for $1.6m theft from elderly client

Accountant jailed for $1.6m theft from elderly client | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
An accountant is sentenced to more than seven years in jail for plundering the estate of an 88-year-old West Australian woman with dementia.
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'Big data' in practice: Canada and the UK join forces on dementia research

'Big data' in practice: Canada and the UK join forces on dementia research | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The MRC Dementias Platform UK (DPUK) has joined forces today with the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) in a transatlantic effort to share data and research expertise in the fight to better understand, treat and prevent...
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BMJ Blogs: JNNP blog » Blog Archive » Dementia in Parkinson’s disease: what can we do about it?

It has been around 200 years since James Parkinson first outlined the clinical features of the condition that would later bear his name.
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Applying visual techniques to med school lessons - Bend Bulletin

Applying visual techniques to med school lessons - Bend Bulletin | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
PHILADELPHIA - Quick! When a person is deprived of oxygen, which part of the brain is damaged first?
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Janner on committee despite being too ill to be interviewed by police

Janner on committee despite being too ill to be interviewed by police | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The Labour peer was re-appointed to Parliament's joint committee on consolidation bills - which considers how to combine complex acts -  six months after detectives raided his home in London.
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The Brain of a Tinnitus Sufferer - NYTimes.com

The Brain of a Tinnitus Sufferer - NYTimes.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The Brain of a Tinnitus Sufferer - via @NYTimes.com #neuropsychology #braininjury http://t.co/udjXQAJnhv
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Lord Janner voted 203 times after children granted power of attorney

Lord Janner voted 203 times after children granted power of attorney | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Janner also attended Parliament 634 times after his family took control of his financial affairs in April 2009, claiming £104,365 in taxpayer-funded allowances in the process.
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Calming Dementia Patients Without Powerful Drugs

Calming Dementia Patients Without Powerful Drugs | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Nursing homes are trying non-drug methods to improve patient behavior.
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Seth Rogen and James Nesbitt star in first ever Alzheimer's Research UK advert

Seth Rogen and James Nesbitt star in first ever Alzheimer's Research UK advert | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Actors Seth Rogen and James Nesbitt star in first ever Alzheimer's Research UK TV advert to raise awareness of the funding needed to research the disease
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Are We Hardwired to Say 'No' When Facing Difficult Decisions? | Big Think

Are We Hardwired to Say 'No' When Facing Difficult Decisions? | Big Think | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Wanting to say "no" when faced with a difficult decision might not be your fault. New research finds that you might be predisposed to making that choice. 
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Traumatic Brain Injury Raises Parkinson's Risk in Older Adults

Traumatic Brain Injury Raises Parkinson's Risk in Older Adults | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Dose-response associations were found for TBI severity and frequency.
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Genzyme MS mural from #EANBerlin2015 - Timelapse day 1 - YouTube

From June 20th until June 23rd, Genzyme Europe is creating an MS mural, representing congress highlights in a creative timeline More coming soon, so stay tuned!
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Legion's Dementia Care Unit features in Channel 4 documentary - The Royal British Legion.

Legion's Dementia Care Unit features in Channel 4 documentary - The Royal British Legion. | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The Royal British Legion provides welfare to the whole Armed Forces family - serving, ex-Service and their dependants.
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Some of the Most Frustrating Things to Deal with During Dementia (Interactive)

Some of the Most Frustrating Things to Deal with During Dementia (Interactive) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
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Advocacy and activism for people with dementia

Advocacy and activism for people with dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
This week, it is Dementia Awareness Week in the UK, and I have been publishing daily blogs on the Dementia Alliance International website as part of our contribution to it, in part because we have ...
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Could veterans have concussion-related CTE? - CNN.com

Could veterans have concussion-related CTE? - CNN.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A study finds a similar pattern of crippling brain damage in brains of living ex-soldiers and in former NFL players who have committed suicide.
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Head Injuries in Football

Head Injuries in Football | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Coverage from The New York Times about head injuries in football and the effects of repeated concussions on current and former N.F.L. players.
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Mind Controls Bionic Arm of Paralyzed Patient

Mind Controls Bionic Arm of Paralyzed Patient | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Patient uses neural implant that taps into intention to control external devices.
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Sounding the alarm on the growing dementia crisis - CBC.ca

Sounding the alarm on the growing dementia crisis - CBC.ca | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Experts say there is a dementia crisis looming on the healthcare horizon. Is Newfoundland and Labrador ready?
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Five things you should know about dementia - Alzheimer's Society

Five things you should know about dementia - Alzheimer's Society | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Five things you should know about dementia, from Alzheimer's Society.
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