News tagged with dementia

Sorting out structure of a Parkinson's protein

Clumps of proteins that accumulate in brain cells are a hallmark of neurological diseases such as dementia, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. Over the past several years, there has been much controversy over the ...

dateApr 01, 2013 in Biochemistry
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Home-based assessment tool for dementia screening

(Phys.org)—With baby boomers approaching the age of 65 and new cases of Alzheimer's disease expected to increase by 50 percent by the year 2030, Georgia Tech researchers have created a tool that allows adults to screen ...

dateOct 03, 2012 in Software
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Forget your previous conceptions about memory

Memory difficulties such as those seen in dementia may arise because the brain forms incomplete memories that are more easily confused, new research from the University of Cambridge has found. The findings are published ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Why more education lowers dementia risk

A team of researchers from the UK and Finland has discovered why people who stay in education longer have a lower risk of developing dementia - a question that has puzzled scientists for the past decade.

dateJul 25, 2010 in Neuroscience
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