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By Tia Powell MD on April 17, 2019 in Dementia Reimagined
Learning about dementia from a world-class scholar.
By Andrew E. Budson M.D. on April 14, 2019 in Managing Your Memory
Previously we had to wait until autopsy to diagnose Alzheimer’s. Now it can be made with 85-95% certainty by a lumbar puncture or amyloid PET scan.
By Michelle Braun Ph.D., ABPP-CN on April 10, 2019 in High Octane Brain
The evidence that lifestyle factors minimize the risk of Alzheimer's is stronger than ever.
By Andrew E. Budson M.D. on March 31, 2019 in Managing Your Memory
Does your loved one have depression, anxiety, irritability, or agitation from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia? Here are medications and other treatment options that may help.
By Ira Hyman Ph.D. on March 28, 2019 in Mental Mishaps
As we remember, the kaleidoscope turns, the pieces shift, and a new image emerges. In Alzheimer’s, we see certain features of memory more clearly.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on March 28, 2019 in Evidence-Based Living
A body of data suggests that the evidence is limited.
By Stacey Wood, Ph.D. on January 23, 2019 in The Fraud Crisis
A new conceptual approach to understanding scam victims and power dynamics.
By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on December 21, 2018 in Cravings
New research shows that face-to-face communication can go a long way toward staving off depression in older people.
By Greg O'Brien on December 20, 2018 in On Pluto
The hope, the gift that keeps on giving, is gut faith, courage, and perseverance, along with shared holiday empathy to connect with those in need.
By Andrew E. Budson M.D. on November 19, 2018 in Managing Your Memory
Learning how to best communicate with those who have cognitive impairment can help prevent irritability, agitation, and aggression.
By Tia Powell MD on November 14, 2018 in Dementia Reimagined
What would it take to help more people with dementia live safely in their homes?
By Greg O'Brien on October 31, 2018 in On Pluto
If there were ever a bipartisan cause to unite in a day of polarization, hatred, and violence beyond measure, it is Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
By Tia Powell MD on October 16, 2018 in Dementia Reimagined
Financial abuse of elders is common and growing, especially among those with cognitive deficits—and most comes from family and other trusted people.
By Marilyn A. Mendoza Ph.D. on October 10, 2018 in Understanding Grief
Why do some people suddenly appear to get better in the final hours of life?
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on October 10, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
A new study of over 60,000 brain scans claims that neuroimaging can measure "brain age." Here's why we should question that conclusion.
By Dianne Grande Ph.D. on August 26, 2018 in In It Together
Are you wondering if your forgetfulness is normal? Here are 10 early signs that it might be Alzheimer's.
By Devon Frye on August 07, 2018 in Brainstorm
A study showing an link between midlife alcohol consumption and dementia should be interpreted cautiously, experts say.
By Greg O'Brien on July 02, 2018 in On Pluto
Perhaps Ken didn’t see it coming last week as he passed away after a valiant, bruising battle against Alzheimer’s at age 52. Alzheimer's doesn’t respect demographics of any sort.
By David DiSalvo on June 30, 2018 in Neuronarrative
Getting to the gym in middle age can pay brain-protecting dividends later, suggests recent research.
By Neel Burton M.D. on June 22, 2018 in Hide and Seek
And 10 ways to improve your memory.
By Guy Winch Ph.D. on June 11, 2018 in The Squeaky Wheel
An animal doesn't have to be warm and fuzzy to make us feel warm and fuzzy.
By Michelle Braun Ph.D., ABPP-CN on May 13, 2018 in High Octane Brain
Women have twice the rate of Alzheimer's as men, but powerful new research provides insights about enhancing women's brain health.
By Georgia Ede MD on April 24, 2018 in Diagnosis: Diet
What is it about popular modern diets that may be driving our descent in to madness?
By Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D. on April 23, 2018 in Demystifying Psychiatry
A study that evaluated thousands of participants over several decades concluded that depressions occurring during middle age do not lead to dementia.
By Georgia Ede MD on April 06, 2018 in Diagnosis: Diet
Don't drink the Kool-Aid: Your daily fruit smoothie could be working against your brain.
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