Exenatide treatment improves depression symptoms in PD patients
Non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease, such as depression, apathy, cognitive impairment, sleep disorders, and sensory symptoms, can have a greater impact on health-related...
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The Right Lighting Can Calm Alzheimer's Patients
Changing the lighting in nursing homes to regulate residents' sleep and wake cycles helped decrease sleep disturbance, depression and agitation in people with Alzheimer's, the...
1 month ago - Web MD - 3 articles
Helping Your Elderly Parent with COPD Related Depression
Experts say that over a million people in the United States have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is a chronic lung condition that includes bronchitis, emphysema or both.
1 month ago - National Care Planning Council
Targeting Multiple Proteins; Alzheimer's Drug Update; Depression and MS
News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
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Osteoporosis cases could soar 300% among men
June is Men's Health Month, an annual commemoration intended “to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease...
2 monthes ago - Healio
Status Epilepticus-The Hunt for Treatable Causes
Working my way through medical school and pediatric neurology residency, I was frequently asked why anyone would choose a career in child neurology, and-“it׳s so depressing” or...
2 monthes ago - Seminars in Pediatric Neurology
Fit at Midlife May Prevent Depression, Heart Problems
If you're fit in middle age, you might be guarding against not only depression as a senior, but also dying from heart disease if you do develop depression, a new study suggests.
2 monthes ago - Web MD - 4 articles
Knee Osteoarthritis may be Associated with Depression
Depressive symptoms are associated with increased disease severity and decreased physical performance among patients with knee osteoarthritis. Disease progression in patients...
3 monthes ago - Medindia Health
Osteoarthritis patients with greater disease severity may have higher risk of depression
Two measures of disease severity cumulatively contribute to depressive symptom onset; physical performance and structural severity
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Better Sleep and Mood for Alzheimer's Patients with Light Intervention
Lighting intervention improves sleep and mood for Alzheimer's patients as daytime light exposure decreases sleep disturbances, depression and agitation, according to the...
3 monthes ago - Medindia Health - 4 articles
The headlines of Master Doctor
Death rates up for 5 of the 12 leading causes - driving life expectancy down
More people died from 'deaths of despair' like suicide and those of old age, like Alzheimer's, in 2016 than died a decade before, driving life expectancy down four months, the...
New Brain Imaging Method May Help Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease Accurately
Alzheimer's disease can be accurately diagnosed using a new brain imaging method which can reveal the spread of tau protein depositions, which is linked to Alzheimer's cases.
Scientists successfully reverse Alzheimer's in mice by removing 'zombie...
It's not clear how 'zombie cells' originate but they are affect strokes, arthritis and heart attacks. Mayo Clinic scientists reversed Alzheimer's by editing them out of mice...
World Alzheimer's Day
World Alzheimer's Day is observed annually on 21st September around the world with the primary aim to raise awareness and challenge the common stigma that surrounds Alzheimer's...
Hope for an Alzheimer's cure after scientists discover why studies have...
Researchers from King's College London claim that drug developers should target a little-known protein that causes the characteristic protein clumps to develop in a Alzheimer's...
Doctor disciplined by California medical board for menopause therapy
Dr Prudence Hall was put on probation for four years after the Medical Board of California found her guilty of gross negligence and unprofessional conduct in the treatment of...
Is that 'midlife crisis' really Alzheimer's disease?
Carmela Tartaglia is a Clinician-Scientist at the University Health Network and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. She warns many young patients are missing...
BONNIE ESTRIDGE: The real agony of going to the dentist? Getting lost on the...
BONNIE, 67, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease last year. Here, in her latest column, she gives her undeniably upbeat take on life with the illness she calls ‘the A-word'.
Health chiefs give the green light to a radical treatment
Louise de Winter, chief executive of The Urology Foundation, said it was 'excellent news' and praised Nice - which advises the NHS - for reaching the decision.
So THAT'S The Difference Between Alzheimer's And Dementia
Breaking down what you need to know about the brain conditions.