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Dementia incidence increased 117% globally from 1990 to 2016

Dementia incidence increased 117% globally from 1990 to 2016
December 13, 2018
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Music intervention may improve mood, agitation in dementia

December 4, 2018
After engaging in a person-centered music intervention, individuals with dementia showed a positive change in mood and a decrease in agitation, according to study…

CDC: Heart disease, cancer leading causes of death in 2017

November 29, 2018
The 10 leading causes of death in the United States in 2017 were the same as 2016, with heart disease and cancer topping the list, according to a National Center for…
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MRI scans identify differences between Alzheimer’s disease converters, non-converters

November 20, 2018
Researchers identified quantifiable differences between older adults who developed Alzheimer’s disease and those who did not using diffusion weighted MRI.
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Sleep Disturbances in Neurodegenerative Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, June 2018, Volume 48 Issue 6
Although often underdiagnosed, sleep disorders can significantly add to morbidity in neurodegenerative illnesses. Early…
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Psychiatric Implications of Neurological Disorders: May 2017

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Descartes wrote about a realm of the soul beyond the brain. Spinoza rejected Descartes’ idea, stating, in effect, that…
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VIDEO: How can we protect our brains?

September 18, 2017
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