Dementia & Memory News & Research

June 2019



Dementia symptoms: Early signs recognise in yourself or a loved one

Risk score for predicting mortality in people with dementia: A nationwide, population-based cohort study in Taiwan with 11 years of follow-up

Commentary: The hidden strength of those caring for loved ones with dementia

MIND BOGGLING Fast food could cause dementia – and the damage is ‘irreversible’, scientists claim

Better care through technology? Carers’ experience of assistive technology use in dementia

Column: Music might someday unlock the mind's memories, so make your playlist now

VA releases new findings on the connection between TBI and dementia

Record month for dementia diagnosis shows need for better tools, treatments

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease: Risk factors, treatments and more

Food trucks help fund Alzheimer's research

Why Alzheimer's Treatment Hopes Endure Despite High-Profile Drug Failures

My Turn: Daniel J. McKee: Rhode Island citizen scientists are the key to solving the Alzheimer’s puzzle

Living With the Alzheimer’s Gene: A Patient and Doctor Weigh the Pros and Cons of Genetic Testing

Modified protein can prevent Alzheimer's disease in mice

Alzheimer’s Association awards $790K in grants to University of Pennsylvania researchers

Research Roundup: A New Protein Linked to Alzheimer’s and Other Highlights

LaHood talks Alzheimer’s research funding during visit to med school

Creutzfedlt-Jakob Disease (CJD)

A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?

Scientists develop 'mini-brain' model of human prion disease

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)

Moral emotions, a diagnotic tool for frontotemporal dementia?

Huntington's Disease

Letter to Editor: Golden on Huntington’s

Golden a champion for Huntington’s patients

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

Robin Williams’ son names newborn after his comedian dad

Mixed Dementia

Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: What Are the Differences?

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)

Tim Conway and Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Parkinson's Disease

MJFF Assists Nitrome Biosciences’ Pursuit of Parkinson’s Therapies

Posterior Cortical Atrophy

Family fighting for dementia patient's missing OAS money

Vascular Dementia

Man, 24, who inherited deadly dementia gene says not knowing left him suicidal

'Sometimes you feel so invisible as a person': The 100,000 hidden carers of Norfolk



Dementia symptoms: Early signs recognise in yourself or a loved one 🎥

The Coming Age of Genetic Therapy

First blood-brain barrier chip using stem cells developed by Ben-Gurion University researchers

‘My biggest fear is that one day my Mum will not recognise who I am’ – Skegness woman pledges to run 100k for dementia research

Scientists solve the mystery of hardening arteries, and find solution in a common drug

New web-based tool accelerates research on conditions such as dementia, sports concussion

Dementia research service matches volunteers with trials

Help us shape the 2020 Dementia Care & Caregiving Summit 
Alzheimer's Disease

“Smart Health” to Feature Brown Alpert Medical School Alzheimer’s Specialist Salloway on Weds

Alzheimer’s, lifestyle and a local ‘Bridgeathon’

Higher education doesn’t prevent Alzheimer’s but it can offer a cognitive head start

There is a huge disparity in diagnosing Alzheimer's in black Americans

Researchers discover potential new therapeutic target for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers have long dreamed of an Alzheimer's vaccine. Now it may finally be within reach

More researchers report promising Alzheimer's vaccine results in mice

How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress?

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)

Researchers develop new gene-targeted approach to study chronic wasting disease in mice 📃

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)

Living with dementia: I am 24 and I have inherited Pick’s disease

Man, 24, who inherited dementia and will start losing his memory in his 40s: he'll use revolutionary IVF to stop him passing it on to his children

Huntington's Disease

Voyager Therapeutics to Present at the Raymond James Life Sciences & MedTech Conference

Biotech Startup Receives Funding to Pursue Cell-based Therapies for Neurological Disorders

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

World leading expertise in dementia with Lewy bodies at local NHS Trust

Parkinson's Disease

Nitrome Biosciences Awarded a Michael J. Fox Foundation Target Advancement Grant to Discover a New Drug Target for Parkinson's Disease

Boxing class helps SW Indiana residents with Parkinson's

David Lillehaug to Leave Supreme Court Due to Parkinson’s Disease

Are You the Light in Someone’s Darkness?

Parkinson’s disease: The five early symptoms of the disease 🎥

Protein shows promise in treating Parkinson's disease

Study identifies promising target for Parkinson’s intervention

Boxing Class for Parkinson's Disease🎥 

Parkinson’s: BBC reporter realised he had disease after sign was spotted by viewers 🎥

New Resource on Parkinson's Provides a Comprehensive Look at the Human and Economic Burden of the Disease

Vascular Dementia

Brain health rests on heart health: Guidelines for lifestyle changes



UMN Medical School Researcher Awarded $100,000 Grant for Diabetes Research

Charity boss: More money for dementia care could stop £400m 'badly spent' on avoidable hospital visits

Doctors Reveal the Worst Foods For Your Brain

Everyday I'm trying to understand my dementia

Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Kevin Most: A look into Alzheimer’s Disease 🔊

Alzheimer's Researcher Rudi Tanzi Says We're Seeing The Light of Day

Is Infection The Missing Link For Alzheimer's Disease?

Did Pfizer Really Hide Info About a Drug That “Could Prevent Alzheimer’s?” Not So Fast, Say Researchers

Registry for Brain Health to enlist North Carolinians into the campaign to understand, treat, and prevent memory disorders

Latest research on Alzheimer's presented at DeSales University 🎥

TauRx Recognized as a Technology Innovation Leader in the Neurodegenerative Disease Management Industry

High Levels of ‘Bad’ Cholesterol Linked to Increased Risk of Early-onset Alzheimer’s, Study Suggests

National Alzheimer’s Association official optimistic about eventual cure

INMB: TNF-α Inhibition Associated with Decreased Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease…

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)

Researchers achieve breakthrough in gene-targeted approach to study chronic wasting disease

Adena High School graduate Eli Kunkel passes away after battling Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Huntington's Disease

Work for Huntington’s disease charity earns Marie MBE

Roche’s giant deal with Philly-based Spark is delayed by FTC queries


Korsakoff Syndrome

Can You Guess What's Causing This Woman's Neuropathy?

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

Alzheimer’s Inside the Brain

Red Sox Memory Lane: Remembering first baseman Bill Buckner

Mixed Dementia

Kathy Griffin reveals her mother Maggie's dementia is worsening... as she wishes her a happy 99th birthday 🎥

Parkinson's Disease

Protein shows promise in treating Parkinson’s disease

My Wedding Verse of Courage Can Be Our Parkinson’s Pep Talk

How ultrasound could help curb Parkinson's

How Muay Thai is helping Parkinson’s patients stand up to the disease 🎥

Parkinson’s disease: One major way to slow progression 🎥

Natural Anti-Parkinson’s Mechanism Discovered That Targets Fibrils, Prevents Lewy Bodies

Collaborative Medicinal Development, LLC Reports that Lead Drug Shows Dose-Dependent Improvement in Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson’s Resource Organization registry funding 🎥

A YouTube binge helped invent a new way to diagnose Parkinson's

Vascular Dementia

Channel 4 show about restaurant staffed by 14 dementia sufferers to educate on illness