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Negative Thinking Linked to Dementia in Elderly 08 Jun 2020

Negative Thinking Linked to Dementia in Elderly

The new study found that repetitive negative thinking in later life was linked to cognitive decline and greater deposits of two harmful proteins responsible for Dementia.

Elderly with dementia is misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease 24 Oct 2019

Elderly with dementia is misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease

The study said a misdiagnosis between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease can result in patients not receiving the appropriate treatment and prevents them from participating in clinical trials that could improve their overall care. A recent study discovered the possibility of distinguishing between memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury- as many as 21 […]

Early Detection Method Finds Damaging Effects of Dementia 14 May 2019

Early Detection Method Finds Damaging Effects of Dementia

Scientists might have found an early detection method for some forms of dementia, according to new research.

People with Dementia More Likely to Go Missing 29 May 2018

People with Dementia More Likely to Go Missing

The tendency of people with dementia to wander and become lost has led researchers to recommend a ‘Silver Alert’ system, similar to Amber Alerts for missing children, be activated when someone with the diagnosis of dementia is reported lost. Led by Dr Margie MacAndrew from the QUT-based Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration: Carers and Consumers […]