Dementia? We'd rather not know: These cousins reveal why they've decided not to be tested 

Carli Pirie’s, from Bedford, and her two cousins — Jack Bradshaw, 29, and his brother Tom, 32, from Stevenage, Hertfordshire - share their story.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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LetterJ. Sultana, I. Leal, M. de Ridder, M. Sturkenboom, G. Trifir ó,Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences,Volume 25 Issue 04, pp 403-406Abstract
Source: Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: TKI was safely discontinued in clinical practice and yielded TFR rates similar to those observed in previous clinical trials, regardless of reason. Achievement of TFR significantly impacts patients' quality of life and should be considered in clinical practice. PMID: 30880635 [PubMed - in process]
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Source: PsyBlog | Psychology Blog - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Dementia subscribers-only Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 19 March 2019Source: NeuroImage: ClinicalAuthor(s): Ellen Dicks, Lisa Vermunt, Wiesje M. van der Flier, Pieter Jelle Visser, Frederik Barkhof, Philip Scheltens, Betty M. Tijms, for the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging InitiativeAbstractBackgroundGrey matter (GM) atrophy in Alzheimer's disease (AD) is most commonly modeled as a function of time. However, this approach does not take into account inter-individual differences in initial disease severity or changes due to aging. Here, we modeled GM atrophy within individuals across the AD clinical spectrum as a function of time, aging and MMSE...
Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
This study effectively shows that by giving health consumers the tools they need to better manage their health, we can empower them to live healthier lives,” senior study author and chief medical officer Dr. Bimal Shah said in a prepared statement. Read more  Neovasc presents Reducer data Neovasc (NSDQ:NVCN) said today that it released data on its Neovasc Reducer device during the American College of Cardiology’s 68th Annual Scientific Sessions in New Orleans. During the session, researchers explored the treatment of refractory angina in patients with no options, Vancouver-based Neovasc said, tou...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Cardiac Assist Devices Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Featured Patient Monitoring ReCor Medical Source Type: news
People with dementia, as well as those that take care of them, can benefit from a bit of robotic assistance. There are a few robots on the market that are designed to help elderly people around the house, but not too much exists for those suffering f...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Geriatrics Psychiatry Rehab Source Type: blogs
Residents living with dementia in nursing homes across Shropshire and Cheshire are engaging with a new furry friend, as part of a pet therapy initiative with a twist.
Source: Nursing Times - Category: Nursing Source Type: news
Condition:   Stress, Psychological Interventions:   Behavioral: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program;   Behavioral: Living Well Program Sponsors:   University of Rochester;   National Institute on Aging (NIA) Recruiting
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Condition:   Dementia Intervention:   Behavioral: nurse-led supportive care assessment Sponsor:   Stanford University Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Stress, Psychological Interventions:   Behavioral: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program;   Behavioral: Living Well Program Sponsors:   University of Rochester;   National Institute on Aging (NIA) Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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