The man will climb 282 mountains in Scotland at the age of 80 in honor of his wife with Alzheimer’s

(Credit: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/ Nicks Munro Challenge) With the shock of the news, he decided to retreat to the mountains that he and his wife adored. And not just retreating to relax, he vowed to climb 282 mountains known as “Munros” in Scotland. Trend Desk Last update: 12 October 2020, 14:16 IS FOLLOW US ON: An Alzheimer’s… Continue reading The man will climb 282 mountains in Scotland at the age of 80 in honor of his wife with Alzheimer’s

Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID): A 2018 Report National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Workshop

This article was originally published here Alzheimer’s dementia. 8 October 2020. Doi: 10.1002 / raised 12157. Online before printing. ABSTRACT Vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID) are characterized by the aging of the neurovascular unit that confronts and fails to cope with biological insults due to systemic and brain vascular diseases, proteinopathy including… Continue reading Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID): A 2018 Report National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Workshop

Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID): A 2018 Report National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Workshop

This article was originally published here Alzheimer’s dementia. 8 October 2020. Doi: 10.1002 / raised 12157. Online before printing. ABSTRACT Vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID) are characterized by the aging of the neurovascular unit that confronts and fails to cope with biological insults due to systemic and brain vascular diseases, proteinopathy including… Continue reading Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID): A 2018 Report National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Workshop

Dick Johnson Is Dead Review: A heartwarming tragicomic film about dementia

Of Donna Lu Of the many phantasmagoric scenes in Kirsten Johnson’s new documentary, Dick Johnson is dead, perhaps the most surreal occurs towards the beginning of the film. Kirsten’s father, retired psychiatrist C. Richard “Dick” Johnson, lies in an open coffin in front of a church, with his eyes closed. “I think he looks really… Continue reading Dick Johnson Is Dead Review: A heartwarming tragicomic film about dementia

Awareness of COVID-19 in patients with severe dementia

IMAGE: The ongoing 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has substantially affected dementia patients and their caregivers. View More Credits: Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, 6-7-1 Nishishinjuku Tokyo, September 21, 2020 – The ongoing 2019 coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has substantially affected dementia patients and their caregivers. Due to restrictive measures taken around the world… Continue reading Awareness of COVID-19 in patients with severe dementia

Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID): A 2018 Report National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Workshop

This article was originally published here Alzheimer’s dementia. 8 October 2020. Doi: 10.1002 / raised 12157. Online before printing. ABSTRACT Vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID) are characterized by the aging of the neurovascular unit that confronts and fails to cope with biological insults due to systemic and brain vascular diseases, proteinopathy including… Continue reading Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID): A 2018 Report National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Workshop

The $ 5.5 million NIH grant supports new tests to diagnose dementia earlier and more easily

IMAGE: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers seek to optimize emerging methods for diagnosing two common neurodegenerative diseases – dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease dementia – … view More Credit: Case Western Reserve University With a five-year award of $ 5.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers at… Continue reading The $ 5.5 million NIH grant supports new tests to diagnose dementia earlier and more easily

£ 1.2 million to launch dementia nursing home program in COVID affected sector

A £ 1.2 million government grant will help researchers develop an innovative online program to improve and personalize care for people with dementia in nursing homes, which have been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis. Many of the 400,000 people living in nursing homes in the UK have dementia, mental health or neuropsychiatric symptoms and… Continue reading £ 1.2 million to launch dementia nursing home program in COVID affected sector

Does general anesthesia increase the risk of dementia? – ScienceDaily

There is concern that exposure to general anesthesia during surgery may contribute to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. To investigate, the researchers compared exposure to general anesthesia versus regional anesthesia during elective surgery, looking for potential links with the development of dementia. The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society the study included 7,499 matched… Continue reading Does general anesthesia increase the risk of dementia? – ScienceDaily

Medication for the common liver condition may be an effective treatment for dementia

A drug used to treat liver cirrhosis may be an effective treatment for a form of dementia and motor neuron disease, the scientists found. The research, conducted by the University of York in collaboration with the University of Sheffield, used brain cells from fruit flies and rats to model the neurodegeneration process that occurs in… Continue reading Medication for the common liver condition may be an effective treatment for dementia