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Teenage volunteers make dementia residents 'feel alive'

Added: 21.06.2018 2:01 | 10 views | 0 comments

Young people are giving up their time to provide comfort for care home residents living with dementia.

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New screening tool could help diagnose early cognitive decline in dementia from home

Added: 20.06.2018 22:09 | 3 views | 0 comments

An international team of scientists have developed a new way to screen for age-related cognitive decline at home using a test which asks people to detect sounds and flashes on their laptop or phone.

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Is "Friendly Fire" in the Brain Provoking Alzheimer's Disease?

Added: 20.06.2018 2:13 | 11 views | 0 comments

Scientists want to combat dementia and neurodegeneration by keeping the brain’s immune system from going rogue


Finally, hope for a syphilis vaccine

Added: 19.06.2018 16:52 | 9 views | 0 comments

Despite efforts to eradicate it, syphilis is on the rise. It is the second leading cause of stillbirth and miscarriage worldwide, and if left untreated it can cause strokes, dementia, and other neurological disease. Until now, most health agencies focused on treating infected people and their sex partners -- but new discoveries may make a vaccine possible.

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California deals with dementia among aging inmates

Added: 19.06.2018 16:45 | 2 views | 0 comments

California prison inmate Richard Arriola does not remember the digestion problems that drove him to the doctor on a recent morning, or details of the conviction for child molestation that sent him to prison at age 88.


Hypertensive Patients are at Higher Risk of Developing Dementia: Study

Added: 19.06.2018 9:22 | 20 views | 0 comments

According to a study published in the journal Cardiovascular Research, people with high blood pressure are at a higher risk of developing dementia; and conventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to detect early signatures of neurological damage in hypertensive patients, before any symptoms of dementia occur. High blood pressure is a chronic condition [...]

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Like a rolling stone: A surveillance robot that can travel on any terrain

Added: 18.06.2018 18:46 | 15 views | 0 comments

GuardBot is a camera in a sphere that can roll around on any terrain. Other than being used for surveillance, its creators are also hoping to develop it as a companion bot for patients with dementia and for sports broadcasting.

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