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2 hrs ago | South Coast Register

Dementia payment to end on July 31

VITAL support for the care of people suffering severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia will cease in 48 hours VITAL support for the care of people suffering severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia will cease in 48 hours, and the federal government is yet to announce how the resulting shortfall in need will be ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

R & D

New protein structure could help treat Alzheimer's

There is no cure for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, but the research community is one step closer to finding treatment.

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Brain Physics

Better impulse control: key to treating obesity and dementia

The brain holds the secrets for treating obesity and dementia. New research from American University's Center for Behavioral Neuroscience claim that therapies aimed at treating areas of the brain responsible for memory and learning may also help treat cases of obesity.

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Evanston Review

Presbyterian Homes leader contributes new views in dementia care

Presbyterian Homes Vice President of Continuous Quality Improvement Mary Ann Anichini explains latest approaches to care for people with dementia in an update to a national online training program for professionals.

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CiteULike

Hippocampal Lewy pathology and cholinergic dysfunction are associated ...

The neuropathological substrate of dementia in patients with Parkinson's disease is still under debate, particularly in patients with insufficient alternate neuropathology for other degenerative dementias.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Medicine

The Indian Express

Pace of walking and memory loss can predict dementia

The pace of walking and memory loss of an individual can now predict dementia accurately, according to a recent study.

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Express India

Pace of walking and memory loss can predict Dementia: study

The pace of walking and memory loss of an individual can now predict dementia accurately, according to a recent study.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

BreakingNews.ie

HSE pays up to 27 mores than NHS for generic medicines

The higher costs here are despite the HSE's introduction of a reference price for 20 of the most commonly used generic and off-patent medicines.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Many conditions result in dementia, but Alzheimer's is most common

Dementia is a broad term used to describe a group of symptoms that interferes with a person's thinking and the ability to function well in day-to-day activities.

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Medical News Today

Therapies focus on areas of memory and learning in the brain to treat obesity

Unlocking the secrets to better treating the pernicious disorders of obesity and dementia reside in the brain, according to a paper from American University's Center for Behavioral Neuroscience.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

EParis Extra

Do I have Dementia or am I just getting old?

All the media attention that Alzheimer's has received over the past few years has been a boon for research.

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SouthCoastToday.com

Our View: Silver mind

Higher standards of living give opportunities for leisure and variety in diet, but what people do with those opportunities have a significant effect on our physical and mental health.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Medicine, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

BellaOnline

The benefits of music on our hearing

There is plenty written about the detriment of loud music because it can damage or even destroy our hearing.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Targeting the brain to treat obesity

Unlocking the secrets to better treating the pernicious disorders of obesity and dementia reside in the brain, according to a paper from American University's Center for Behavioral Neuroscience.

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Business of Life

Health Roundup: Drugs repurposed, dogs, discoveries and warnings

A type of medication that is normally used by asthma sufferers has been proving stunningly effective in treating a form or paralysis - and has even allowed a wheelchair-bound teenager to walk unaided for the first time in seven years.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Asthma, Albuterol (generic), Ventolin, Proventil, Genetics, Alzheimer's

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Psychology Today

Can Seeing a Doctor Give You Symptoms of Dementia?

Taking a test, or being asked a question when on the spot, can make people anxious.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Could Down Syndrome Be The Key To Alzheimer's?

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's. More than 400,000 of them also have Down syndrome.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), UC San Diego, Medicine, Neurology, Genetics

Newswise

Caregivers May Face Roller Coaster Effect with Lewy Body Dementia Symptoms

"I watched my husband experience a decline in cognition followed by a period of what seemed like improved function only to plunge again into confusion with more frequent hallucinations," says one caregiver newly acquainted with Lewy body dementia .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Parkinson's Disease, University of Pennsylvania, Alzheimer's

Athens Banner-Herald

New brain protein tied to Alzheimer's disease

S cientists have linked a new protein to Alzheimer's disease, different from the amyloid and tau that make up the sticky brain plaques and tangles long known to be its hallmarks.

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OUPblog

When simple is no longer simple

Cognitive impairment is a common problem in older adults, and one which increases in prevalence with age with or without the presence of pathology.

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