Dementia & Memory News & Research

March 2019

03/29/2019:

General

Home-based tools can help assess dementia risk and progression

Taking a more integrated approach to dementia 🎥

This drug failed to treat cancer, but it could improve dementia

Professor Clive Ballard Wins 2019 International Outstanding Achievement Award

Smoking not linked to higher dementia risk: Study

How just LOOKING at a coffee can give you a kick!

Alzheimer's Disease

10 Facts About Alzheimer's: 2 Rare Genes Linked to Condition 🎥

Event to probe nutrition/Alzheimer’s link

IU School of Medicine publishes research breakthroughs in two priority areas

Home-Based Tools Can Help Assess Dementia Risk and Progression

Algae toxin may be causing Alzheimer's in dolphins. Illness could signal risks for humans 🎥

Is this a better way to deliver drugs to the brain?

Researchers discover two, rare genes associated with Alzheimer's disease

Adequate sleep can reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease: Study

Repurposed Drug Could Offer Hope after Many Alzheimer’s Trial Failures

U of R researcher makes ground-breaking discovery in Alzheimer’s 🎥

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)

Dunbia abattoir fined £266k after public health violations

Zombie deer?

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)

This drug failed to treat cancer, but it could improve dementia

Huntington's Disease

uniQure to Participate in Multiple Upcoming Industry Conferences

Could a “Smart Pill” Ever Make Your Brain Young Again?

Suven Life gets product patents in Eurasia, Europe, South Korea and Sri Lanka

Sangamo Therapeutics Highlights New Preclinical Data: Significant Reduction in Tau Expression with Gene Regulation Technology

Phase-3 trials of Huntington’s chorea treatment approved

Huntington’s disease (HD): Is there hope on the horizon?

This Biotech Repurposes Drugs to Fight Huntington’s Disease

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

Golfers chip in £7K to help illness-struck Muir of Ord man's plucky fight against devastating condition

Northeast Ohio Alzheimer caregivers share their stories with Ohio legislators on Memory Day

Parkinson's Disease

Safety watchdog questions FDA's approval of Parkinson's psychosis drug 🎥

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Linked to Clinical Progression of Parkinson Disease

New Research Discovers What Parkinson's Disease Smells Like

Neil Diamond tribute to raise funds for Parkinson’s disease support at the Wheeler Opera House

Watch: Parkinson's sufferers claim infrared light helmets ease symptoms 🎥

Senior boxing gives Parkinson’s patients hope

ITI-214 Safe, Well-tolerated in Mild to Moderate Parkinson’s Patients, Phase 1/2 Trial Shows

Program at Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock addresses Parkinson’s Disease

Professional shooter uses 'gun therapy' to lessen symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson’s disease support group forms in Sikeston

Vascular Dementia

Casualty actress Cathy Shipton says Duffy's dementia plot is 'toughest' storyline to date 🎥

What's bad for the heart is also bad for the brain

03/27/2019:

General

What is dementia and how to prevent it

How nerve cells control misfolded proteins

Only Spoken Words Processed in Newly Discovered Brain Region

Shorter reproductive span may increase dementia risk

Fewer Periods May Mean Higher Dementia Risk

Smoking is a Risk Factor for Many Diseases – Dementia May Not Be One of Them

Alzheimer's Disease

Local View: Let's find out if Lyme disease, dementia connected

In the Wake of Failed Alzheimer's Drug Trials, Scientists Are Cautiously Finding Hope With a New Strategy

Toxic algae has dolphins developing Alzheimer’s: study

How Scientists Are Helping New Neurons Survive In The 'Battle Field' Of Alzheimer's Disease

Retired neurologist with Alzheimer's shares importance of early awareness 🎥

Mayo Clinic is teaming up with the University of Minnesota to advance research on the disease 🎥

Alzheimer's research needs to continue

What next for Alzheimer’s research after latest trial failure?

Young UC Merced Student Developing Smartphone Diagnostics for Alzheimer’s

Huntington's Disease

The Phlebotomist an intelligent exploration of a dystopian future – review

Prevail Therapeutics raises $50M for gene therapy in Parkinson’s, other neurodegenerative disorders

Contemporary dancing "boosts motor function in Huntington’s patients"

Parkinson's Disease

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month 🎥

Alkahest to Present Data in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases at the AD/PD Conference

The Fox Ninja: Living Life with Parkinson’s and Kicking Butt While Doing It 🔊

Parkinson Disease: When to Treat? 🎥

Raising Parkinson's awareness, bringing hope to those with disease

Milk Linked to Greater Risk of Parkinson’s, Swedish Study Shows

Is a Parkinson’s Life a Poem in Disguise?

Shortage of SWFL doctors to treat patients with Parkinson’s disease 🎥

Vascular Dementia

Metabolic syndrome, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia: A meta-analysis of longitudinal studies

Reflections of Research - enter now

03/25/2019:

General

Dealing with Dementia Workshop for Caregivers March 26

ASU receives $50M gift in support of dementia research, education

Google cashes in on dementia pills that give patients false hope

Music is Powerful Enough to Resist Alzheimer's & Dementia

Eating Mushrooms Can Slash the Risk of Cognitive Decline

Working Out Helps Boost Memory for the Long-term, New Study Finds

Alzheimer's Disease

What's next for Alzheimer's disease research?

Debate about birth of new neurons in adult brains extends to Alzheimer’s disease

STL doctor wins major award for Alzheimer's research

10 Years After Alzheimer's Report: Any Progress?

The grim outlook for Alzheimer's

Houston-area members of Congress visit MD Anderson to learn the latest about Alzheimer’s research

OneAmerica, Alzheimer’s Association Launch National Effort to Prepare for Care

Alzheimer’s Association invites local residents to Join the Longest Day

From bats to bacteria: what scientists think might cause and stop Alzheimer’s

Phase 3 Results Show Reduced Agitation in Alzheimer Patients

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)

The Scientific Facts & Unknowns of CWD

Huntington's Disease

Identifying Predictors of Suicidal Behavior in Huntington Disease

HealthWatch: Targeting Huntington's Symptoms 🎥

Designer DNA drugs to soon conquer ailments like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

225 Years of Tar Heels: Francis Collins

Genes2Me- Bringing New Healthcare Paradigm with Genomics 

Lunch is being served to acclaim success of Sue Ryder’s Self-Management initiative

Neurological care plan not a one size fits all – Pamela Mackenzie

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 399 now available

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)

Say Good Bye to Meniere's Disease--Here's How to Make Your World Stop Spinning

Parkinson's Disease

Can Imaging Genetics Analysis Effectively Identify Depression In Parkinson Disease?

A Parkinson’s ‘pandemic’ is coming and there aren’t enough doctors to deal with it 🎥 📅

Parkinson’s Expert on What the Latest Research Is Telling Us About the Disease

Is It Possible to Be Organized and Focused with Parkinson’s?

Health Matters: Parkinson's Disease, Are you Safe to Drive?

Parkinson’s disease symptoms: Pain in this part of the body could signal the condition 🎥

Parkinson's Disease Support Group to meet

Medical Monday: Parkinson’s Disease 🎥

Particular Skin Smell May Help in Early Parkinson’s Diagnosis, Study Suggests

New York Rep. José Serrano has Parkinson’s, won’t seek re-election

Parkinson’s Expert on What the Latest Research Is Telling Us About the Disease

 

03/22/2019:

General

MRC researcher receives the 2019 Alzheimer’s Research UK Rising Star Award

CARE Act – Alabama’s Medical Marijuana Bill

Harrington On Cutting Edge of Brain Science

Touch the Screen and A Memory Appears

Depression & Memory Issues Were Linked In A New Study, & Here’s How It Works

How Your Workout Routine Can Cut Your Chances of Dementia in Half

University showcases world-leading ageing and dementia research to UK Government Minister

Alzheimer's Disease

Biogen Ends Late-Stage Alzheimer’s Trials, Crushing Hopes and Calling Amyloid Into Question

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)

Fuel firm makes £3,000 gift to care centre appeal

Down Syndrome with Alzheimer's Disease

People with Down syndrome 'have very high risk of suffering dementia,' say researchers

Huntington's Disease

Topical Creams Might Represent the Easiest Mass-Market Entry Point for CBD

Biologists' proposal to regulate human germline editing is flawed 🎥

Kentucky chickenpox, Peter Hotez on Joe Rogan and Huntington’s disease 🔊

Homeless man with Huntington's disease fights system for place to live

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

Eisai to Present Latest Research about Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia Pipeline 

Dr. Roach: Nighttime visions may be sign of a type of dementia

Parkinson's Disease

How a Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson’s Disease Helped Scientists Create a New Early Diagnosis Method
Grant Will Enable Pharmacologist to Expand Gaucher Disease Research to Parkinson’s

Toast to health: O’Niell’s Whiskey Day promotion benefits Parkinson’s disease research

Offering "BIG" hope for Parkinson's patients 🎥

Motor Dysfunction Among the Predictive Markers of Parkinson’s for People with Sleep Disorder, Study Reports

The Death of Self: A Casualty of Chronic Disease

Parkinson's gene therapy may reduce medicine required for treatment

'You live for the day'; boxing class teaches patients with Parkinson's to fight back 🎥

Fire crews build wheelchair ramp for retired state fire marshal fighting Parkinson’s disease

Vascular Dementia

Men’s health: What to eat in midlife: Why real men have chia seeds

03/20/2019:

General

A path forward for dementia research: Highlights from the 2019 ADRD Summit 📅

Bateman receives Potamkin Award for Alzheimer’s research

Study links severe gum disease to raised dementia risk

Rates of dementia have dropped 15% per decade since the 1980s: soaring obesity crisis threatens to undo the hard work

Healthy Diet in Midlife Doesn’t Lower Dementia Risk, Study Finds

Dementia rates falling thanks to smoking reductions, report finds

Why The US, And Texas, Need To Catch Up When It Comes To Dementia Care

Alzheimer's Disease

Capito, Alzheimer’s researcher talk about possible WVU grant opportunities

Study finds key details about 'punch drunk syndrome' and Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s Association hosting education conference in Fairfield

Advances in Alzheimer's Research 2019 ONLINE SYMPOSIUM

Fighting Alzheimer’s Disease During the Megathon: Spotlight on Three Citizen Scientists

UAB program to train up-and-coming Alzheimer’s researchers

Global scientists gather in Harrogate for Alzheimer’s Research conference

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)

What is Frontal Lobe Disorder? 📃

Brain power: fresh approaches to Alzheimer’s drug discovery

Peaceful Visits With My Brother

Huntington's Disease

Big Pharma bets big on gene therapies: 3 notes

Genetic risk scores could help the NHS but they aren't ready yet

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

Dear Dr. Roach: Nighttime visions may be sign of a type of dementia

Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson’s Disease Odor Characterized with the Help of Human “Super Smeller”

UF hires three neuroscientists for Fixel Institute

Team Confirms Link Between Sleep Disorders and Parkinson's

Detecting Parkinson's disease using nanotechnology

Seelos Therapeutics Looks To New Promising Research Drugs To Tackle Parkinson's Disease

Manganese Exposure Can Trigger Parkinson's Symptoms

Deep brain stimulation calms Parkinson's tremors 🎥

ConnectedLife partners with Ocean Protocol to advance diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease

Trunk Exercises May Improve Balance in Parkinson’s Disease, Study Finds

Don’t Give Up on This Bittersweet Journey

Sniffing out Parkinson's disease

Vascular Dementia

Algae could prevent limb amputation

Filipino, Vietnamese heart disease death risk higher than other Asian-American groups

BHF’s ‘Boy’ from MullenLowe shows scope of heart research

03/18/2019:

General

CDC: Rate of Dementia Deaths is US has more than Doubled

What Is the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

Is It Alzheimer's Or Another Dementia? The Right Answer Matters 🔊

Dementia is a global challenge – a new report asks if anyone is ready to meet it?

Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers Have Made A Major Breakthrough In Their Research Into Alzheimer's 🎥

Dosing Starts in Phase 2 trial of Bryostatin-1 for Alzheimer’s

Reducing Caregiver Burden Using Remote Monitoring Technology

'Losing the Person You Knew'

Study finds test of protein levels in the eye a potential predictor of (future) Alzheimer's disease

Where Pharma Has Failed To Offer Hope For Alzheimer’s Treatment, Medical Devices Have Shown Promise

Supplements won't stave off Alzheimer's, doctors warn

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)

Takeda Receives U.S. FDA Approval to Manufacture FLEXBUMIN® at New Plasma Manufacturing Facility near Covington, Georgia

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)

Young Researcher Awarded for Work on Processes Driving Development of ALS and Frontotemporal Dementia

Is It Alzheimer's or Some Other Type of Dementia? The Diagnosis Matters.

Huntington's Disease

Mary Jo Guthrie Edgmon, Woody Guthrie's younger sister, dies at age 96

UK's army of unpaid carers 'feel alone and isolated from society'

Wood to raise £100k for neurological centre

Progressive MS Phase 2 Trial of NurOwn Stem Cell Therapy Enrolls 1st Patient

Illinois Chapter of the Huntington's Disease Society of America to host 'Spring Fling' March 30

Lifestyle and Huntington's disease

Korsakoff Syndrome

What You Need to Know About Wet Brain Disease

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

Lewy Body Society grants £1 million for dementia research

Mixed Dementia

Cognitive Decline, Dementia Associated With Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia in PD

Parkinson's Disease

Creighton PT students use tai chi, yoga and Pilates to help patients with Parkinson’s disease

Deep-brain Stimulation Can Reverse Mitochondria Defects Linked to PD, Study Finds

Manganese Exposure May Be Linked to Parkinson’s Development, Study Suggests

Parkinson’s Makes Us Role Models

Digital Management of Parkinson Disease: Is Technology the Future?

Vascular Dementia

British Heart Foundation "Boy" by MullenLowe London 🎥

Catheter ablation for AFib reduces dementia risk

03/15/2019:

General

Lesser-known dementias and the difficulty of diagnosing them: A Q&A with Woody Durham's neurologist

Why people with dementia don't all behave the same 🎥

Atlantic Neuroscience's Memory Loss Forum Tackles All Aspects of Dementia as a Disease

Dementia Deaths Have More Than Doubled—but How Exactly Can It Kill You?

Many don’t understand dementia, Alzheimer’s

Dementia rates declining across Australia: Study

Periodontitis may raise the risk for developing dementia

Does eating mushrooms protect brain health?

Canadian researchers and international collaborators seek to improve the care of people living with dementia and their families

Alzheimer's Disease

Houston researchers seeking recruits for trial to prevent Alzheimer's disease

Light and sound stimulus therapy generates a buzz in Alzheimer’s research world

Penn Medicine researchers find five new genes that increase risk of Alzheimer's disease

Study: Eye test may lead to faster Alzheimer's diagnosis

Alzheimer’s and Longevity Genes: Are They Connected?

IBM Research to use ML for detecting Alzheimer's

Down Syndrome with Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s and DNA shuffling 🎥

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)

Caregiver Burden Tied to Patients’ Level of Apathy in Study

I’ll Hold Your Hand: Providing peace and support through hospice care

Sheffield woman who killed husband while suffering from dementia may not go to prison, court told 

Huntington's Disease

Family shocked by father's cause of death 🎥

The Role of Cannabis as a Neuroprotective Agent

Fundraiser for Huntington's disease March 30 in Arlington Heights

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

Muir of Ord man whose dream retirement was shattered by a devastating diagnosis is teeing up a fundraiser to help research

'At night he turns into a totally different man' - Cork mum of three reveals husband's battle with dementia 🎥

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)

Does Microbot Medical Inc. (MBOT) Have Any Gas After Today’s Significant Increase?

Parkinson's Disease

Exercise program for those with Parkinson’s at Mandel JCC in Beachwood

Nature Walks and Gardening Improve Overall Health

'SAD BUT FUNNY' Parkinson’s sufferer Gary Boyle sees funny side of disease reveals he’s stopped by bouncers who think he’s drunk

Parkinson’s disease warning - the smelly symptom you should never ignore 🎥

Leukemia Treatment Tasigna Improves Brain Dopamine Use In Parkinson’s Patients, Trial Finds

Potential Parkinson’s Therapy ABBV-0805 Enters Phase 1 Testing in Healthy Volunteers

Manganese and Parkinson's: Mechanism may explain link

Vascular Dementia

7 Methods to Hold Your Mind Wholesome

03/13/2019:

General

Diet and Dementia: Eating Healthy in Midlife 🎥

Dementia may strike people differently, depending on race

No link between diet and dementia? Not so fast 🎥

Blacks, Hispanics can cut dementia risk with heart-healthy habits, UC Davis study finds 🎥

Eating mushrooms may hold back the the early signs of dementia, research finds

Does PTSD put 9/11 Responders at Risk of Dementia?

Conference to address dementia in Native American communities

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimers Association Offers A Day Of Free Information

WVU receives nearly $430k to study early Alzheimer’s disease

Even Distant Relatives' History Could Up Your Alzheimer's Risk

Alzheimer’s Association Greater NJ Announces Collaboration with CareOne, LLC

Having great-grandparents, cousins with Alzheimer's linked to higher risk

Could Alzheimer's Be a Reaction to Infection?

Breakdowns in mitochondrial housekeeping provide another clue to Alzheimer’s culprit

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)

Researchers detect prions with skin tests

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)

Association of cerebrospinal fluid neurofilament light protein levels with cognition in patients with dementia movement disorders

Occupational Exposure to Silica May Increase Risk of ALS, Study Suggests

More Evidence for Distinct TDP-43 Droplets

Huntington's Disease

Scientists Call for a Moratorium on Editing Inherited Genes

Lawmakers weigh use of genetic information for life insurance

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

New PDD/LBD Treatment Tested in UB Clinical Trial

NIH adds eight Lasker Clinical Research Scholars

Mixed Dementia

‘It’s ludicrous’- council criticised over lack of care for man with dementia

Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson’s Disease support group held monthly

Healthbeat 4: Treating Parkinson’s Disease with BIG therapy 🎥

Parkinson's treatment delivers a power-up to brain cell 'batteries'

Researchers explore link between metal exposure and Parkinson's symptoms

Parkinson's: Study reveals how cancer drug reduces toxic protein in brain

Study Cites Factors Associated With Sleep Benefit In Parkinson’s Disease

The Dilemmas of Having Parkinson’s Disease: It Could Happen to You

Study: Potential Link Between Parkinson's Disease And A Widely-Used Herbicide

Vascular Dementia

What is Vascular Dementia?

There Are Ways to Prevent or Stave Off Dementia

Man's heartbreaking battle to get NHS funding for his dying mother's final months

03/11/2019:

General

How Australians Die: Dementia (Alzheimer's) 🎥

Staying Active in Middle Age Tied to Lower Dementia Risk in Women

Dementia Researchers Commend FDA Crackdown on Supplement Hype

The Mediterranean diet, plus brain-healthy tweaks, may protect against dementia

Dementia symptoms: Sign in a person’s eyes that could indicate condition, study reveals 🎥

Could gut bacteria be linked to dementia risk? 🎥

Anxiety triples the risk of developing dementia, study says

Following MIND Diet May Reduce Risk Of Cognitive Impairment And Dementia: Study

Alzheimer's Disease

Eye Test Could Help Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease, New Research Suggests 🎥

Alzheimer's Q&A: What are some of the best websites for information on Alzheimer's disease and dementia?

IBM takes on Alzheimer’s disease with machine learning 🎥

Over $429,000 in federal funds to go to WVU's early Alzheimer's research

Biggest Cast in Alzheimer’s Dancing Stars of Columbus History

Persons with Alzheimer's disease have a higher risk of head injuries

LI advocates lobby for Alzheimer’s funding

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)

Targeted culling thins, protects deer herd

Huntington's Disease

Huntington’s disease youth charity celebrates lottery funding award

Threat of Bio-terror from crispr

Parkinson's Disease

Immersive health technology has its coming-out party at CES 2019

BioSpace Hotbed Report: Hot Takes From Biotech Beach

Parkinson's drug trial treatment for Ramsbury's Klem ends despite its dramatic improvement in her condition

Parkinson's support group meeting

How Artificial Intelligence Could Transform Medicine

Taking on Parkinson's in the boxing ring

Vascular Dementia

Smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity each linked to unhealthy brains

Metabolically healthy obesity may decrease overall dementia risk

03/08/2019:

General

New AI Tool May Help Diagnose Neurodegenerative Diseases

New graphene-based device is first step toward ultrasensitive biosensors

Neurodegenerative research at Menzies gets a $500,000 funding boost

Can Sativex treat Dementia? A Research begins at King’s College London

Alzheimer's Disease

Research team identifies potential target protein aggregates for treating Alzheimer's disease 📃

Alzheimer's Association Workshops at GVJCI

Patients Experiment With 2 Off-Label Prescription Drugs to Fight Aging, Alzheimer’s

Green tea and carrot compounds found to reverse Alzheimer's symptoms in mice

Long-term use of hormone therapy linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s

‘Is This Right for Me?’ Seniors Contemplate Use of Cannabis Products

‘I’ll develop Alzheimers in a decade, just like my father’ The heartbreaking news doctors have told young Norwich woman

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)

Jordanian entrepreneur takes initiative as shadow of dementia silently grows

Lewy Body Dementia

'I don’t know how to be funny anymore': Robin Williams was tearful on set and often forgot his lines..., claims new biography

Parkinson's Disease

A path to defeat Parkinson’s? UCSF team cracks molecular lock to target treatment 🎥

Fighting back: Boxing proves therapeutic for Parkinson's patients

Hermiston woman shares Parkinson’s journey

How music therapy is helping Islanders with Parkinson's disease

Osteonectin Protein May Play Role in Parkinson’s, Other Neurodegenerative Diseases

Vascular Dementia

Dementia robs Olympic winner Ken of his golden memories

Drinking just one glass of wine or pint of beer each night DOUBLES the risk of killer high blood pressure

03/06/2019:

General

Doctors Don’t Screen for Dementia During Routine Check-Ups

Pilot Study Suggests Possible Connection Between PTSD and Risk for Dementia in 911 Responders

MIND over Mediterranean: Australian study suggests MIND diet reduces the risk of dementia

Med Beat: Time for brain school at Fralin research institute

Alzheimer's Disease

Long-term use of hormone therapy pills linked to increased Alzheimer's risk, study finds

New Lab For Alzheimer’s Research Hopes To Illuminate Root Causes Of The Disease 🔊

Alzheimer's and Hormone Replacement Therapy for Menopause 🎥

Wake Forest Baptist receives NIH grant to study deep brain stimulation for Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's Screening Often Left Out Of Seniors' Wellness Exams

One of the big reasons Alzheimer’s goes undiagnosed in older Americans

Study Identifies New Link Between Sleep Apnea Symptoms and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's-like symptoms reversed in mice, USC researchers say

Alzheimer’s Disease Duration and Outcome Vary According to Ethnoracial Groups, Study Finds

Long-term use of hormone therapy pills linked to increased Alzheimer's risk, study finds

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)

Are Cow Intestines in Your Food and Cosmetics?

Down Syndrome with Dementia

Dementia in Down syndrome adults causing caregiver crisis 🎥

Huntington's Disease

Vaccinex, Inc. to Present Data on Its Anti-SEMA4D Compound at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2019

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

EXCLUSIVE: AT&T top execs personally reassured Ted Turner his legacy will be maintained

Mixed Dementia

Leventhorpe teacher’s struggle against dementia inspires daughter's half marathon

Parkinson's Disease

Denver To Host Experts To Talk Medical Marijuana & Parkinson’s Disease 🎥

Parkinson’s Medicines May Contribute to Somatosensory Deficits, Study Finds

Parkinson’s Disease support group meets

Exercise Improves Cognitive Function in Parkinson’s, Review Finds

This sleep disorder puts people at 'very high risk' of Parkinson's

Apathy and Depression Linked to Sleep Disorder in Parkinson’s Patients, Study Finds

University hosting international LSVT BIG Training and certification course on campus

Updates in Parkinson's, Stroke, and Migraine 🎥

Cell Guidance Systems partners with London researchers in fight against Parkinson's disease

Exercise Improves Cognitive Function in Parkinson’s Disease Patients

Vascular Dementia

Letter: How you can make a difference in the fight against heart disease

Family of terminally-ill man in hospital 235 miles from home call for end to “inhumane” situation

03/04/2019:

General

Dementia stigma slowly being overcome

Epidemiology of dementia: prevalence and incidence estimates using validated electronic health records from primary care

Unique Device Holds Promise for Agitation in Dementia

Animal research could be key to ending some diseases

Dementia’s gender differences revealed 📅

Study: Taking Aspirin Daily Does Not Prolong Healthy Aging In Older Adults

Sleep Apnea and Dementia Linked

Dementia risk factors not known by half of population

Hip Fractures an early sign of Alzheimer’s in elderly, study suggests

Alzheimer's Disease

Marcia Gay Harden Recalls Her Last Family Thanksgiving Before Her Mother Died from Alzheimer's 🎥

FDA cracks down on companies claiming young blood as the fountain of youth

SC hospital to study positive impact of nicotine on brain function

McKee announces update to state plan on Alzheimer’s disease

Does a new Alzheimer’s study hold the secret to early diagnosis?

Training Artificial Intelligence to Predict Alzheimer’s Disease

New Study Reinforces Sleep Apnea-Alzheimer's Link

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)

Medical Notes: March 4, 2019

Huntington's DIsease

European Commission to launch knowledge-sharing platform for rare diseases

Society to raise funds for Huntington’s disease research

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

Thoughts on how to beat a fatal disease

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)

Microbot Medical Announces Notice of Intention to Grant of European Patent for Adjustable Guidewire Technology

Parkinson's Disease

UB to test new treatment for Parkinson’s dementia

Humans of CSU: Professor makes moves with Parkinson’s patients

Using sleep disorder to predict Parkinson’s disease

New Parkinson's treatment that delivers drug straight to the brain shows promise 🎥

Parkinson’s disease symptoms: Three signs to watch out for when you go to the toilet 🎥

Emapunil Holds Promise as Parkinson’s Treatment, Mouse Study Results Show

GDNF Shows Potential as Neurorestorative Treatment for Parkinson’s

Michael J. Fox opens up about battle with Parkinson's disease, recent spinal surgery

Lightening the Parkinson’s Disease Load

Vascular Dementia

ProNeurogen's New Drug Candidate Shows Promise For Treating Cognitive Impairment

Risk of incident dementia according to metabolic health and obesity status in late-life: A population-based cohort study

03/01/2019:

General

Dementia: The key to reducing your risk of developing condition revealed in new report 🎥

La Trobe University study seeks to improve access to dementia care, support services

Tobacco plant may help in treating diabetes, arthritis & dementia 

Untreated Hearing Loss May Lead to Dementia

Deep sleep may be crucial in clearing toxic Alzheimer’s proteins from the brain

Too much TV linked to cognitive decline in people 50 and older 📅

How to Stay Sharp in Old Age

Fighting ALS, dementia and more by trapping toxic brain proteins

Supplements Won’t Prevent Dementia. But These Steps Might.

HealthPartners Neuroscience Center conducting cognitive decline related feasibility study

Temple researchers reverse cognitive impairments in mice with dementia

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease Fast Facts

Editorial: Research for Alzheimer Disease

Researchers Identify New Genes That Could Play Key Role in Development of Alzheimer’s

Five new Alzheimer's disease risk genes found in NIH-funded study

'Who's the Boss?' star Katherine Helmond dies at 89

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)

Preston meat firm faces food safety charge brought under legislation to protect the public from diseases like CJD
Chronic Wasting Disease: “Zombie Deer” Epidemic Explained
Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)

Protein Clumping Drives ALS and Dementia. This New Method Could Prevent It.

Huntington's Disease

Help support Storrington author’s first novel which tackles mental health and more

New EU platform to support better treatment of rare diseases

Periscope produces Huntington’s Disease Association animation 🎥

Korsakoff Syndrome

Neurological concerns prompt forensic assessment order for Douglas Bagnall

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

Gerald Turner suffers from Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

Mixed Dementia

Moments of Clarity: Why Glimpses Through Dementia's Fog Can Surprise Us

Being active in middle age lowers dementia risk

Parkinson's Disease

Michael J. Fox Reveals New Health Scares Amid Parkinson's Battle

Michael J. Fox on acting with Parkinson’s, taking the wrong roles and staying positive: ‘Until it’s not funny anymore, it is funny.’

Parkinson’s disease support group meeting

Parkinson's patients gather in Olympia Fields, but not for treatment: 'We're here to dance'

Excess Activity in Striatum May Underlie Parkinson’s Symptoms, Mouse Study Suggests

'Miracle' Parkinson's patient begins walking after years in wheelchair 🎥

New medicine may slow, stop, or even reverse Parkinson's disease!

Fort Collins program aims to punch back against Parkinson’s Disease 🎥 

Parkinson’s disease symptoms: Four signs you could experience if you have the condition 🎥

Early signs of Parkinson’s disease

Vascular Dementia

Aberdeen health board launches bid to cut medical trial stigma

Norma Paulus, Pioneering Oregon Republican And Vote-By-Mail Advocate, Has Died