Alzheimer’s Society says new dementia care guideline is ‘just the start’

THE ALZHEIMER ’S SOCIETY has said significant investment is needed to improve the quality of care for dementia patients despite new recommendations.
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DISCUSSION: Midlife insomnia and late-life terminal insomnia or long sleep duration were associated with a higher late-life dementia risk. PMID: 30030112 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Journal of Alzheimers Association - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Alzheimers Dement Source Type: research
Authors: Laforce R, Soucy JP, Sellami L, Dallaire-Théroux C, Brunet F, Bergeron D, Miller BL, Ossenkoppele R Abstract Molecular imaging techniques using 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose, amyloid tracers, and, more recently, tau ligands have taken dementia research by storm and undoubtedly improved our understanding of neurodegenerative diseases. The ability to image in vivo the pathological substrates of degenerative diseases and visualize their downstream impact has led to improved models of pathogenesis, better differential diagnosis of atypical conditions, as well as focused subject selection and monitoring of...
Source: The Journal of Alzheimers Association - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Alzheimers Dement Source Type: research
Fight Aging! provides a weekly digest of news and commentary for thousands of subscribers interested in the latest longevity science: progress towards the medical control of aging in order to prevent age-related frailty, suffering, and disease, as well as improvements in the present understanding of what works and what doesn't work when it comes to extending healthy life. Expect to see summaries of recent advances in medical research, news from the scientific community, advocacy and fundraising initiatives to help speed work on the repair and reversal of aging, links to online resources, and much more. This content is...
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(Natural News) If you want to live a life with full brain function and “cognitive longevity,” you’ll absolutely want to watch the docu-series episodes of the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Summit which begins tomorrow. I’m one of the featured speakers for the event, and my segment that airs tomorrow is entitled, “Toxic Food – Uncovering the...
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(Alzheimer's Association) The first dementia prevalence data from a large population of lesbian, gay and bisexual older adults was reported today at the 2018 Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Chicago.
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Publication date: Available online 21 July 2018Source: Alzheimer's &DementiaAuthor(s):
Source: Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
AbstractData Mining in medicine is an emerging field of great importance to provide a prognosis and deeper understanding of disease classification, specifically in Mental Health areas. The main objective of this paper is to present a review of the existing research works in the literature, referring to the techniques and algorithms of Data Mining in Mental Health, specifically in the most prevalent diseases such as: Dementia, Alzheimer, Schizophrenia and Depression. Academic databases that were used to perform the searches are Google Scholar, IEEE Xplore, PubMed, Science Direct, Scopus and Web of Science, taking into accou...
Source: Journal of Medical Systems - Category: Information Technology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 July 2018Source: Alzheimer's &DementiaAuthor(s): Juan Antonio García-León, Alfredo Cabrera-Socorro, Kristel Eggermont, Ann Swijsen, Joke Terryn, Raheem Fazal, FatemehArefeh Nami, Laura Ordovás, Ana Quiles, Frederic Lluis, Lutgarde Serneels, Keimpe Wierda, Annerieke Sierksma, Mohamed Kreir, Francisco Pestana, Philip Van Damme, Bart De Strooper, Lieven Thorrez, Andreas Ebneth, Catherine M. VerfaillieAbstractTauopathies are neurodegenerative diseases characterized by TAU protein–related pathology, including frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease amo...
Source: Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The MAReport: Check out the Spring 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter! This quarter, Academic Coordinator Elaina Vitale talked about using evidence-based resources to improve citations on Wikipedia, and her experience with NNLM’s first virtual Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. National Network of Libraries of Medicine News Dementia and Alzheimer’s Services @ Your Library – Midwest Matters, from GMR The next round of PubMed for Librarians begins August 29. Register for any (or all) of the PML classes to learn ...
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Conditions:   Sleep Disorder;   Complaint, Subjective Health Interventions:   Behavioral: Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index;   Behavioral: Sleep diary;   Behavioral: Katz Index of Independence in Activities of Daily Living;   Behavioral: Lawton Instrumental Activities of Daily Living;   Behavioral: Neuropsychiatric Inventory (Cummings);   Behavioral: Mini Zarit Caregiver Burden Scale, for the caregiver;   Behavioral: Mini Mental state examination;   Behavioral: Cornell Scale for Depression in Demen...
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