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Neurological Disorders
Descriptions, research, diagnosis neurodegenerative disorders
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What Is Dementia?

As Britain faces a looming dementia crisis, Sky News answers some commonly-asked questions about the illness. Read more: ...
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BBC Radio 5 live - In Short, ‘Emotional’ Rugby World Cup visit for fan with dementia

BBC Radio 5 live - In Short, ‘Emotional’ Rugby World Cup visit for fan with dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Daughter Helen says her father sang "loud and proud" to the Welsh national anthem.
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Dementia - a walk in their shoes - ABC 10 News NOW

Dementia - a walk in their shoes - ABC 10 News NOW | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A local assisted living community also offers memory care to their residents and their families. Part of those services include a Virtual Dementia Tour.
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An Almost Free Way to Improve the Efforts of the People with Dementia Who Blog, Speak, Tweet [#MindMap]

An Almost Free Way to Improve the Efforts of the People with Dementia Who Blog, Speak, Tweet [#MindMap] | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
People with Dementia who blog, write, speak at events for healthcare providers and caregivers, or tweet can be a powerful force for improving public and professional understanding of dementia.
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Social Robots That Can Help People with Dementia

Interested in learning about social robots? Or interested in contributing to this cutting edge area of research? Watch and learn about the work of Professor ...
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Finding His Inner Artist: For John Creveling, 67, Parkinson's disease has ... - LWW Journals

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With The Death Of Oliver Sacks, Neurology Has Lost Its Heart

With The Death Of Oliver Sacks, Neurology Has Lost Its Heart | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Whether you know it or not, you have reason to miss him.
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Brain Mapping Confirms Patients With Schizophrenia Have Impaired Ability to Imitate

Brain Mapping Confirms Patients With Schizophrenia Have Impaired Ability to Imitate | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Nashville, TN (Scicasts) – According to George Bernard Shaw, "Imitation is not just the sincerest form of flattery – it's the sincerest form of learning." According to psychologists, imitation is something that we all do whenever we learn a new...
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Woman designs tableware to make life easier for dementia patients, inspired by her grandma

Woman designs tableware to make life easier for dementia patients, inspired by her grandma | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Giving dementia patients dignity and care.
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Awareness of Memory Decline Drops Years Before Dementia - Medscape

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Awareness of memory impairment starts deteriorating about 2.6 years before a diagnosis of dementia, a new study shows.
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'In the Mind Fields' and the renewed emphasis on a mindful approach to mental ... - Los Angeles Times

'In the Mind Fields' and the renewed emphasis on a mindful approach to mental ... - Los Angeles Times | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
In a 1956 cover story marking the centenary of Sigmund Freud's birth, Time celebrated the Viennese physician as the father of American psychiatry.
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My Mind on #MindMaps

My Mind on #MindMaps | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
HHHhhhmmmm …….
I have no idea why I did not think of this title earlier.
Mind mapping is like dancing, grinning, creating, and having a light bulb go on in your head.
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Alzheimer's and Dementia Society offers 10-week course - St. George Daily Spectrum

Alzheimer's and Dementia Society offers 10-week course - St. George Daily Spectrum | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society is offering a 10-week course to registered participants that will benefit those with early stage memory loss or a dementia diagnosis and their care partners.
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Communities making efforts to become 'dementia friendly' - The Providence Journal

Communities making efforts to become 'dementia friendly' - The Providence Journal | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
WATERTOWN, Wis. (AP) " Shirley Strysick sometimes forgets she's met someone two hours prior or that she's no longer a nurse.
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New imaging technique reveals early brain damage caused by hypertension - Medical News Today

New imaging technique reveals early brain damage caused by hypertension - Medical News Today | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that a new imaging technique known as diffusion tensor imaging can show when high blood pressure causes early damage to neural pathways in the brain.
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MindMate - Empowering People living with Dementia

The award-winning MindMate App will help people living with dementia to be independent and to improve their self-organisation. It's like a friend that helps you ...
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New Type of Toxic Tau? Acetylated Form Correlates With Memory Defects | ALZFORUM

New Type of Toxic Tau? Acetylated Form Correlates With Memory Defects | ALZFORUM | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Tau researchers are aware that their favorite protein is subject to myriad modifications beyond phosphorylation, but they don’t quite know which ones matter most to disease.

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Large amounts of evidence support the idea that abnormal levels of soluble tau are toxic and contribute to neurodegeneration in tauopathies. One of the key questions to move toward therapeutic development is, which types of tau are toxic? This paper points to tau acetylated at lysine 174 as one of the toxic species.

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Dementia Is Incurable But Lifestyle Can Still Make A Difference - Science Times

Dementia Is Incurable But Lifestyle Can Still Make A Difference - Science Times | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Study shows the proportion of elderly people with the condition in the UK has fallen, contrary to predictions that cases would soar.
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Credibility of psychological theories or studies in question - Nature World Report

Nature World Report Credibility of psychological theories or studies in question Nature World Report There are ways to fix the process so that findings are more likely to hold up under scrutiny, according to Dorothy Bishop, professor of...
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Surprising Link Between TBI and ADHD

Surprising Link Between TBI and ADHD | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Researchers discover a significant association between adults who have suffered a TBI and ADHD.
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How Reliable Are Psychology Studies? - The Atlantic

How Reliable Are Psychology Studies? - The Atlantic | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A new study shows that the field suffers from a reproducibility problem, but the extent of the issue is still hard to nail down.
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Feds appear to ease ban on dementia advocate - Washington Post (blog)

Feds appear to ease ban on dementia advocate - Washington Post (blog) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The Department of Health and Human Services seems to have reversed security restrictions on advocate Michael Ellenbogen after provocative remarks he made.
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Doctors decide RG3 can't play vs. Ravens; QB could miss opener - CBSSports.com

Doctors decide RG3 can't play vs. Ravens; QB could miss opener - CBSSports.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III will not be playing against the Ravens this weekend and could be out for at least two more weeks.
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What Happens When Freud Meets Modern Neuroscience

What Happens When Freud Meets Modern Neuroscience | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The emerging field of “neuropsychoanalysis” is combining two fundamentally different areas of study for a whole new way of understanding how the mind works.
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