Lewy Body Dementia Genes Show Links to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
New research has uncovered five genes linked to Lewy body dementia that have previously been implicated in either Parkinson's or Alzheimer's. Medscape Medical News
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Henry Ford first in the U.S. to offer FDA-approved DBS system to treat Parkinson's disease
The Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center at Henry Ford Health System was the first in the United States to offer a new FDA-approved device to help treat the...
7 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Genetic study of Lewy body dementia supports ties to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases
Scientists found that five genes may play a critical role in determining whether a person will suffer from Lewy body dementia, a devastating disorder that riddles the brain...
9 days ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
Mobile phone app may help diagnose Parkinson's disease
Voice samples, motion patterns, and finger movements as the screen is touched - all easily monitored with the possibility to help diagnose Parkinson's disease.
12 days ago - News Medical
AI-assisted video analysis can help doctors to diagnose Parkinson's disease at an early stage
Scientists from Skoltech and A.I. Burnazyan Federal Medical and Biophysical Center have designed and developed a second opinion system, based on AI-assisted video analysis...
14 days ago - News Medical
High Patient Interest in Cannabis for Parkinson's, But Few Use It
Most patients in a large survey knew that cannabis was legally available as a treatment, but relatively few used it. Most users reported beneficial effects. Medscape Medical News
14 days ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Function identified of 'mystery protein' that kills brain cells of people with Parkinson's
Scientists have made a 'vital step' towards understanding the origins of Parkinson's Disease - the fastest growing neurological condition in the world. A study presents a...
14 days ago - ScienceDaily
Smartwatch Sensors Promising for Remote Monitoring of Parkinson's
A smartwatch-based monitoring system, Motor fluctuations Monitor for Parkinson's Disease , detected movement issues and tremors in PD patients with an accuracy similar to that...
15 days ago - Medscape
Study unravels function of 'mystery protein' that kills brain cells of people with Parkinson's
A study published in Nature Communications today presents compelling new evidence about what a key protein called alpha-synuclein actually does in neurons in the brain.
15 days ago - News Medical
Australia doesn't have to ‘choose' China over the US: Martin Parkinson
Australia's former top public servant says the government's communication of policies that have upset China have further inflamed the deteriorating relationship.
16 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald
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How Pandemic Isolation Affected an Alzheimer's Patient in a Nursing Home
The pandemic has stolen away the chance to surround the sister we are losing to dementia with our love, so that she does not have to face death alone.
Study explores impact of reminiscence therapy on Alzheimer's and dementia...
The RRF Foundation for Aging awarded a multidisciplinary team from The University of Texas at Arlington with more than $160,000 for a project that explores the impact of...
Orange County vaccinates 100,000th person, with FEMA site on horizon
Orange County injected vaccine into its 100,000th person this week at the Orange County Convention Center, as the county creeps closer to vaccinating half of its senior...
Effective treatment for insomnia delivered in a few short phone calls
In a statewide study of adults over 60 with osteoarthritis, researchers found that effective treatment for insomnia can be delivered in a few short phone calls.
Researchers probe deeper into the neuronal mechanisms underlying olfactory...
Loss of smell or olfactory dysfunction is an early indication of the neurodegenerative Alzheimer's disease and appears in approximately 90% of all patients.
Common Causes of Falls in Seniors
One of the biggest causes of disability and hospital admissions amongst seniors is a result of falls. Some might assume that falling is a natural part of aging and will do...
Senior bureaucrat rejects developer's claim it learnt of highway route from...
Transport for NSW official says he “wouldn't wish to speculate” how disgraced MP Daryl Maguire was leaked route of a motorway months before it was made public.
Two Florida women disguise themselves as senior citizens to get Wuhan...
Two Florida women dressed up as elderly citizens in order to get vaccinated against the Wuhan coronavirus. Reports said the two wore bonnets, gloves and glasses to disguise...
VIDEO: Expert gives pearls on cataract surgery, IOL choice in patients with...
In this video from the virtual ESCRS winter meeting, Béatrice Cochener, MD, PhD, discusses advanced technology IOLs for cataract patients with comorbidities such as ocular...
Psychiatric Disorders Can Lead to Early Onset of Alzheimer's
Study shows that depression and anxiety can increase the risk for developing Alzheimer's disease at a younger age.