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Living with Dementia

Cognitive Skills

New Direction In Alzheimer’s Research

In what they are calling a new direction in the study of Alzheimer’s disease, UC Santa Barbara scientists have made an important finding about what happens to brain cells that are destroyed in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The results are published in the online version of The Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Stuart Feinstein,… New Direction In Alzheimer’s Research   

Exercise ‘is good dementia therapy’

People with dementia who exercise improve their thinking abilities and everyday life, a body of medical research concludes.

The Cochrane Collaboration carried out a systematic review of eight exercise trials involving more than 300 patients living at home or in care.

Exercise did little for patients’ moods, the research concluded.

But it did help… Exercise ‘is good dementia therapy’   

What is dementia?

invisible disease1 - agnosia3 - tremor2 - brain cell damage2 - undertreatment of dementia1 - tavi2 - experimental alzheimer's drug1 - amyloid beta precursor protein1 - protein amyloid beta1 - slowness of movement1 - failing memory1 - nilotinib1 - abnormal blood clotting1 - memory lapses2 - reconceptualization1 - behavioral symptoms1 - neuronix1 - treat alzheimer's1 - multiple system atrophy1 - memory problems3 - immune globulin1 - wernicke disease1 - delirium tremens1 - university of gothenburg1 - korsakoff amnesic syndrome1 - dementia causes3 - long-term memory1 - cognitive processes2 - alzheimer’s and dementia1 - developing dementia2 -