Dementia & Memory News & Research

August 2019



RPI lighting expert wins grant for anti-dementia research

Don’t buy into brain health supplements

Cerebral atrophy: Your hearing loss could be a larger warning sign of a shrinking brain

Differences in end-of-life interventions between men, women with advanced dementia

Nursing home residents with advanced dementia often face 'distressing' transfers, MDs find

Getting a Parent With Dementia the Best Long-Term Care for the Money

Nursing home residents with advanced dementia often experience ‘burdensome interventions’ in final days of life: study

Alzheimer's Disease

Cost of Dementia in Medicare Managed Care: A Systematic Literature Review

Using math to help treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other diseases

Good oral health may help protect against Alzheimer’s

Arizona State University Researchers Try Novel Approach to Alzheimer’s Prevention

Alzheimer’s targets brain cells that help people stay awake

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Q&A: U of M’s Michael Osterholm calls for national leadership to address CWD

Huntington's Disease

HD documentary brings plight of suffering patients to the Vatican

Genetic instability in brain cells triggers Huntington's, study finds

I’m Glad That My Mother Was Wrong About Employee Discrimination

Mixed Dementia

Dive into a new challenge with Swimming Down Dementia

Parkinson's Disease

With Parkinson’s, a Suntan Just Isn’t Worth It

Athletes fight the progression of Parkinson's with boxing

Scientists Can Use Smartphones as Simple, Affordable Way to Measure Tremors in Mice

Vascular Dementia

Dementia symptoms: Seven early signs of vascular dementia to watch out for



Scientists at DGIST discovered how chronic stress causes brain damage

St. George's first neurologist saves lives, wins awards and collects military vehicles

Anxiety complicates life for dementia patients — and their caregivers

Middle-age hearing loss may be associated with dementia: Research

Chronic Stress May Trigger a Double Whammy of Brain Damage

Effective Ways To Enhance Memory

Man who donated his mom’s body for dementia research learns it was strapped to a chair and blown up

Alzheimer's Disease

Depression symptoms in Alzheimer's could be signs for cognitive decline

Regular exercise may cut Alzheimer’s risk in older adults

The good, the bad and the ugly about cognitive function

Here’s what we know about blood tests for Alzheimer’s

More research

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Water lantern festival shines light on rare disease

Huntington's Disease

Do we have a right to know if we could have the Huntington’s disease gene?

MMJ International Holdings Shipping THC and CBD to US for Clinical Trials

Lewy Body Dementia

My Vinyl Countdown preparing for the last post -- I need another 30 months

Taking a look back at the genius of Robin Williams

Brad Rock: Who would a Jerry Sloan statue be for?

Parkinson's Disease

UP Health System donates $10,000 to YMCA

California stem cell institute inflated voters’ hopes, says scientist

How the lowly mushroom is becoming a nutritional star

Parkinson's patients use boxing as a way to fight back

Fighting against Parkinson’s disease

Vascular Dementia

High blood pressure: A high bp reading could raise the risk of developing this condition



Middle-age hearing loss linked to dementia

Cartoons play crucial role in Lancaster University dementia study

Gates Foundation snaps up top Apple Health researcher to run a new digital health group

Apple and Eli Lilly completed research to track and identify early signs of dementia

Alzheimer's Disease

Newsom launches Alzheimer's Task Force to fight disease, number of cases rising on Central Coast

Depression symptoms in Alzheimer's could be signs for cognitive decline

How Exercise Lowers the Risk of Alzheimer’s by Changing Your Brain

Depression and Alzheimer’s

BP, Cerebrovascular Disease & Alzheimer’s Disease

Blood tests for Alzheimer's: Two experts on why new studies are encouraging

Huntington's Disease

Epigenetic Condensates Drop By Particular Genomic Sites

These Are the Memories That Last

Lewy Body Dementia

'Robin Williams: When the Laughter Stops': Release date, plot, news and everything you need to know about REELZ documentary

Parkinson's Disease

Grant Will Help Develop Non-Invasive Skin Test for Diagnosing Parkinson’s

Rock Steady Boxing gives people suffering from Parkinson’s Disease hope

New Wearable Device Helps Detect Dyskinesia in Parkinson's

Former world champion Austin Trout teaches boxing class for Parkinson's patients

Parkinson’s Foundation Names Three New Centers of Excellence

IN DEPTH: Boxing programs offer fighting chance to those suffering from Parkinson’s

Singing in choir helps patients battle Parkinson’s disease

Coping with depression and Parkinson’s disease

Vascular Dementia

Good heart health in middle age linked to lower dementia risk - study

Strap yourself in for Sir Jackie Stewart's Race Against Dementia

Triple Threat: Tau, Atrophy, and Arteriolosclerosis Push CTE Toward Dementia

Counselling patients with dementia achieves better outcomes after vascular surgery