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Neuropathology and Braak Staging of Parkinson's Disease | Brain ...

Neuropathology and Braak Staging of Parkinson's Disease | Brain ... | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Parkinson's disease (PD) is defined as progressive neurodegenerative disorder caused by loss of dopaminergic cells in the substantia nigra pars compacta (SNpc) [ref1][ref2]. Up until recently, the ...
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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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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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Tony Abbott braves wild surf to raise awaren

Tony Abbott braves wild surf to raise awaren | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Tony Abbott left his signature budgie smugglers at home as he braved the cold to catch some waves for a dementia fundraising initiative at a beach in Sydney's north.
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Researchers Develop Brain-Mimicking Nano Memory Cell

Researchers Develop Brain-Mimicking Nano Memory Cell | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Scientists have developed the world’s first electronic multi-state memory cell that imitates the way the brain stores and processes information.
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There's an Art to a Healthy Brain

There's an Art to a Healthy Brain | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
If you like to paint, draw, sculpt, work in wood or metal, or quilt then congratulations!  Not only do you have a hobby that keeps you busy and gives you enjoyment but that pastime is also good for...
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Making friends during Dementia Awareness Week 2015 » Care And Support » 24dash.com

Making friends during Dementia Awareness Week 2015 » Care And Support » 24dash.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
In 2015 there will be 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise to 1 million by 2025.[1]
Riverside housing association alongside organisations including the Alzheimer’s Society, is raising awareness and understanding of d...
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Studies Confirm Brain Plaque Can Help Predict Alzheimer’s - NYTimes.com

Studies Confirm Brain Plaque Can Help Predict Alzheimer’s - NYTimes.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
“Studies Confirm Brain Plaque Can Help Predict Alzheimer’s - via @NYTimes.com #neuropsychology http://t.co/1HHeKGYV2P
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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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Involving people with dementia in research | ESRC | Economic and Social Research Council

Involving people with dementia in research | ESRC | Economic and Social Research Council | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funds research and training in social and economic issues, focusing on six research areas: economic affairs, education and human development, environment and planning, government and law, industry and...

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New mechanism behind Alzheimer's onset identified

New mechanism behind Alzheimer's onset identified | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
We take a look at two new Alzheimer's studies that overturn accepted wisdom on the mechanisms behind sporadic Alzheimer's onset and early symptoms.
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My cerebral palsy story - in animation - BBC News

Bristol schoolgirl Tegan, 14, creates animation to help her friends understand her differences.
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Leicester City Council wants to enlist 500 'dementia friends'

Leicester City Council  wants to enlist 500 'dementia friends' | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A city council has pledged to support the Alzheimer's Society 'Dementia Friends' campaign. Leicester deputy city mayor Rory Palmer, who will now act as lead member for adult social care, has...
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Dementia: Risk prediction models in dementia prevention - Nature.com

Dementia: Risk prediction models in dementia prevention
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A recent study published in Neurology presented a risk score for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) formulated in the population-based Mayo Clinic Study of Aging.
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