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New MRI technique may predict progress of dementias

New MRI technique may predict progress of dementias | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
A new technique for analyzing brain images offers the possibility of using magnetic resonance imaging to predict the rate of progression and physical path of many degenerative brain diseases, report scientists.
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How to Use Your Brain in Perpetuity

How to Use Your Brain in Perpetuity | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Doctors hate to admit their ignorance about dementia's causes & cures.

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Revised criteria could reclassify many with mild Alzheimer dementia

Revised criteria could reclassify many with mild Alzheimer dementia | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Many patients currently diagnosed with very mild or mild Alzheimer disease dementia could potentially be reclassified as having mild cognitive impairment (MCI) under revised criteria for that condition.
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Antipsychotics Heart Attack Risk Among Elderly With Dementia

Antipsychotics Heart Attack Risk Among Elderly With Dementia | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

A study reveals that antipsychotic drugs can increase the risk of heart attack in older patients with dementia.

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Brain Changes Decades Before Dementia Sets In: Scientific American

Brain Changes Decades Before Dementia Sets In: Scientific American | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Chemical changes in the brain predate Alzheimer's by decades in some patients

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Drug-Free Prevention Of Dementia Decline

Drug-Free Prevention Of Dementia Decline | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
There are many different causes of dementia and, although its progression can be fast or slow, it is always degenerative.

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