World Report Prospects for dementia research

After Pfizer's withdrawal from the market, some predicted a mass exodus of pharmaceutical companies' interests in Alzheimer's disease drug research. Geoff Watts reports.
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I finally learned how to convince a person living with dementia to do what you want them to do.By Bob DeMarcoAlzheimer's Reading RoomAfter readingCommunicating in Alzheimer's World -- our reader Judy commented:So this may work well with the eating, but how about with the going home or someone is stealing from them or trying to hurt them?As anAlzheimer's caregiver it is helpfulto understand that many of the problems you see and are experiencing each day are also being experienced by other Alzheimer's caregivers. There are a lot of common problems.Not wanting to take ashower.Urinary incontinence. Getting up in themiddle of n...
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Conditions:   Cognitive Dysfunction;   Alzheimer's Disease Interventions:   Drug: Aducanumab;   Drug: Placebo Sponsor:   Biogen Not yet recruiting
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Using MRI, researchers found that lifestyle factors can increase the risk of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Studies question link between contact sports and CTE MRI scans show neckties cut blood flow to brain SNMMI: Cerebrovascular risk tied to Alzheimer's disease MRI shows possible link between blood flow, Alzheimer's DTI-MRI links key brain regions to cognitive disorders
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HIPPOCAMPUS MORPHOMETRY STUDY ON PATHOLOGY-CONFIRMED ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE PATIENTS WITH SURFACE MULTIVARIATE MORPHOMETRY STATISTICS. Proc IEEE Int Symp Biomed Imaging. 2018 Apr;2018:1555-1559 Authors: Wu J, Zhang J, Shi J, Chen K, Caselli RJ, Reiman EM, Wang Y Abstract Alzheimer's disease (AD) is one of the most prevalent neurodegenerative diseases in elderly and the incidence of this disease is increasing with older ages. One of the hallmarks of AD is the accumulation of beta-amyloid plaques (Aβ) in human brains. Most of prior brain imaging researchers used the clinical symptom based diagnosis wit...
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WHEN her late mother, Edna, was diagnosed with dementia, Angela Rippon admits it felt like a death sentence. But 14 years on, the veteran presenter, author and broadcaster, who is an active ambassador for the Alzheimer's Society, says her whole outlook on dementia has changed completely.
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Attitude adjustments can be powerful. Everyone has problems. Some become bitter because of one setback, while others will face life with a smile even after facing certifiable tragedy. What’s the difference between these two personalities? It’s how they look at life. It’s attitude. A positive, resilient attitude leads to less stress. View the full slideshow on HealthCentral about how to better manage stress for your health's sake: Support a caregiver or jump-start discussion in support groups with real stories - for bulk orders of Minding Our Elders e-mail Carol       &n...
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Conditions:   Alzheimer Disease;   Dementia Intervention:   Sponsors:   University of Southern California;   National Institute on Aging (NIA);   Brigham and Women's Hospital;   The Cleveland Clinic Recruiting
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Condition:   Dementia; Alzheimer, Mixed Type (Etiology) Intervention:   Device: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Sponsor:   Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Alzheimer Disease;   Dementia Intervention:   Sponsors:   University of Southern California;   National Institute on Aging (NIA);   Brigham and Women's Hospital;   The Cleveland Clinic Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Dementia; Alzheimer, Mixed Type (Etiology) Intervention:   Device: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Sponsor:   Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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