Search Results Tagged With dementia

Emotional & Cognitive Well-being


Our thoughts and mood contribute so much to how we feel, perceive our world around us, and our experience with Parkinson’s. In fact, cognitive function and depression are significant contributors to …
July 29, 2015

Summer Travel


If your PD loved one has dementia or even just mild cognitive impairment, travel can be stressful. Travel is possible. Here are a few of the ways to make it easier.
July 24, 2015

Parkinson Disease Patients with Higher CSF Experience Faster Cognitive Decline


Counterintuitive Findings Offer New Insights into Parkinson Disease Pathology, According to New Research Published in The American Journal of Pathology The course of Parkinson disease (PD) can vary…
March 12, 2014

The Other Dementia


Alzheimer's disease isn't the only kind of dementia. Lewy body dementia is actually the second most common type.
May 25, 2015

Researchers identify immune gene that can prevent Parkinson's disease and dementia


Hereditary gene mutations have been known to play a part in the development of PD. A new research found that non-inherited PD can be traced to the functional changes in the Interferon-beta (IFN beta),…
October 12, 2015

Opinion: Why modern life is making dementia in your 40s more likely


One newspaper headline reported: “Modern living leads to brain disease”, which in a somewhat simplistic way reflected what our research uncovered about the impact of the changing environment in which …
August 07, 2015

Does air pollution cause dementia?


While coarse pollution particles seldom make it past our upper lungs, fine and ultrafine particles can travel from our nostrils along neural pathways directly into our brains. Once there, they can wre…
June 26, 2015

New, rapid dementia screening tool rivals 'gold standard' clinical evaluations


Determining whether or not an individual has dementia and to what degree is a long and laborious process that can take an experienced professional such as a clinician about four to five hours to compl…
August 12, 2015

Researchers find that stem cell treatment may reduce cognitive impairment related to dementia with Lewy bodies


Neural stem cells transplanted into damaged brain sites in mice dramatically improved both motor and cognitive impairments associated with dementia with Lewy bodies, according to University of Califor…
October 19, 2015

A caregiver's story: Living and loving through the slow process of dying


For six years, I had the privilege of caring for my ailing wife, Mary Ellen, including almost 20 intense months before she died in September. It was an honor, but one that came with a heavy price. Don…
November 22, 2015

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