Re: Resistant behaviour in dementia might be due to hearing loss

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DEMENTIA is a cluster of symptoms associated with brain damage but its impact on the body does not stop there. A lesser known affected area is the bladder - here are three warning signs.
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Condition:   Agitation in Patients With Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type Interventions:   Drug: AVP-786;   Drug: Placebo Sponsor:   Avanir Pharmaceuticals Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Frontotemporal Dementia Intervention:   Biological: PR006 Sponsor:   Prevail Therapeutics Not yet recruiting
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Conditions:   Dementia;   Sleep Disorder;   Mild Cognitive Impairment;   Phototherapy Interventions:   Device: Green LED light;   Device: Red LED light (placebo) Sponsor:   Kaohsiung Medical University Completed
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Condition:   Agitation in Patients With Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type Interventions:   Drug: AVP-786;   Drug: Placebo Sponsor:   Avanir Pharmaceuticals Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Frontotemporal Dementia Intervention:   Biological: PR006 Sponsor:   Prevail Therapeutics Not yet recruiting
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The antidepressant bupropion was no better than placebo in reducing apathy in nondepressed patients with Alzheimer-type dementia in a randomized controlled trial.Medscape Medical News
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Safeguarding adults with dementia is an important part of everyday work for providers of adult social care. This quick guide aims to support care providers and staff to safeguard people with dementia during the crisis. There are increased concerns that, during the COVID-19 crisis, people may be more vulnerable to abuse or neglect.
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The intent of this trans-NIH initiative would be to invite research to determine the role and impact of digital health interventions (e.g., mobile health (mHealth), telemedicine and telehealth, health information technology, wearable devices) to address secondary health effects of the social, behavioral, and economic changes following the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly among populations who experience health disparities and other vulnerable populations (e.g., essential medical personnel, emergency responders, and frontline workers in essential businesses or services; people who are residents of chronic care facilities, co...
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Notice NOT-AG-20-026 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts
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