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Getting to know the person with dementia: the impact of diagnosis

Getting to know the person with dementia: the impact of diagnosis | dementia research | Scoop.it
Getting to know the person with dementia: the impact of diagnosis
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UWS - University of the West Scotland - Jenny's Diary

UWS - University of the West Scotland - Jenny's Diary | dementia research | Scoop.it
Jenny's Diary is a a resource to support conversations about dementia with people who have a learning disability. University of the West of Scotland
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Over half of people with dementia in hospital experience pain - Care and cure magazine - spring 2015: research news - Alzheimer's Society

Over half of people with dementia in hospital experience pain - Care and cure magazine - spring 2015: research news - Alzheimer's Society | dementia research | Scoop.it
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Alzheimer's breakthrough: scientists home in on molecule which halts development of disease - Telegraph

Alzheimer's breakthrough: scientists home in on molecule which halts development of disease - Telegraph | dementia research | Scoop.it
Cambridge scientists raise prospect of new generation of treatments after finding technique to limit development of biggest cause of dementia
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Vascular and Alzheimer's-related brain abnormalities cause dementia in older ... - News-Medical.net

Vascular and Alzheimer's-related brain abnormalities cause dementia in older ... - News-Medical.net | dementia research | Scoop.it
A growing body of research suggests that the most common cause of dementia in older people is a mix of vascular and Alzheimer's-related brain abnormalities, and that approximately half of people who die with Alzheimer's also have evidence of...
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Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: Memantine for Lewy Body Dementia & Parkinson's Boosts Memory + Attention

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: Memantine for Lewy Body Dementia & Parkinson's Boosts Memory + Attention | dementia research | Scoop.it
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A patient perspective: we can’t afford to be patient about involvement any longer

A patient perspective: we can’t afford to be patient about involvement any longer | dementia research | Scoop.it
As a person and a patient, I care deeply about involvement. I know it helps me as a patient to live more sustainably with my health conditions and I know that, in turn, can help the NHS to exist more sustainably too.
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Failed Alzheimer's test shows in which direction the research should continue - PsyPost

Failed Alzheimer's test shows in which direction the research should continue - PsyPost | dementia research | Scoop.it
Disappointing results in clinical Alzheimer's studies discourage doctors and scientists from continuing their research into ɣ-secretases and a possible tre
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National Study Focuses on Quality of Life of People with Dementia

National Study Focuses on Quality of Life of People with Dementia | dementia research | Scoop.it
(Griffith University, Australia) Quality of life for people with dementia living in long-term care is often negatively impacted due to low levels of activity participation. Furthermore, staff and f…
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Follow five golden rules to prevent dementia, says study

Follow five golden rules to prevent dementia, says study | dementia research | Scoop.it
By Rosa Silverman Experts have suggested a ‘Mediterranean diet’ is one way to reduce the risk of dementia. Following four out of five golden rules for healthy living lowers the risk of …
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Proven benefits of diet, exercise, lower alcohol intake and stopping smoking for people with MCI too.  Doing these things sooner rather than later works best!

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Adaptation of the Barts Explanatory Model Inventory to dementia understanding in South Asian ethnic minorities

Adaptation of the Barts Explanatory Model Inventory to dementia understanding in South Asian ethnic minorities | dementia research | Scoop.it
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Reduced heart function tied to raised risk of dementia, Alzheimer's

Reduced heart function tied to raised risk of dementia, Alzheimer's | dementia research | Scoop.it
A new study finds that people with reduced heart function - as measured by cardiac index - are more likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
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Interesting piece of research, now we need to know how to increase the cardiac index so we can do more preventative work

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Leading dementia charity launches three Drug Discovery Institutes

Leading dementia charity launches three Drug Discovery Institutes | dementia research | Scoop.it
Institutes at Universities of Cambridge, Oxford and UCL will form £30m Drug Discovery Alliance
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New book reveals how patients can keep dementia symptoms at bay 

New book reveals how patients can keep dementia symptoms at bay  | dementia research | Scoop.it
Dementia expert Professor June Andrews has written a book based on her 30 years of experience offering sufferers advice on how to cope with the illness while continuing to lead a fulfilling life.
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Out-of-character criminal actions linked to dementia - Health News - NHS Choices

Out-of-character criminal actions linked to dementia - Health News - NHS Choices | dementia research | Scoop.it
42 of 545 people (7.7%) with Alzheimer’s disease
64 of 171 people (37.4%) with FTD
24 of 89 people (27.0%) with the semantic variant of primary progressive aphasia
six of 30 people (20%) with Huntington’s disease 
nine of 61 people (14.8%) with vascular dementia
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Out-of-character criminal actions linked to dementia - Health News - NHS Choices

Out-of-character criminal actions linked to dementia - Health News - NHS Choices | dementia research | Scoop.it
“Could criminal behaviour be the first sign of dementia?” the Mail Online asks. A US study found an association between sudden, unusual criminal behaviour, such as shoplifting or urinating in public, and various types of dementia…
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Person-centred dementia care: a reality check in two nursing homes in Ireland

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Researchers discover why anesthetics cause prolonged memory loss - PsyPost

Researchers discover why anesthetics cause prolonged memory loss - PsyPost | dementia research | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine have shown why anesthetics can cause long-term memory loss, a discovery that can have seriou
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‘Social shame’ of dementia hinders help and research | The Times

‘Social shame’ of dementia hinders help and research | The Times | dementia research | Scoop.it
One in four dementia sufferers tries to hide their condition because of the stigma, say medical experts who warn that it was a barrier to early diagnosis
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