In search of Alzheimer’s Disease Holy Grail

In late March this year (2018) I attended the Advances in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Therapies An AAT-AD/PD Focus Meeting in Torino (Turin), Italy.  This meeting provides the most up-to-date information on scientific developments and treatment...

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Repetitive Pointless Behaviour in Dementia

Parkinson’s disease and stimulant use: Punding and Impulse Control Disorders associated with dopaminergic agents. Repetitive behaviour, often pointless or maladaptive, occurs in association with a number of brain disorders, including...

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The fight against Alzheimer’s

The Project on channel 10 reported last night with PJ Lane, son of the late Don Lane, who was an Australian TV legend until his life was tragically cut short by Alzheimer’s.  Now PJ has joined a campaign to fight the devastating illness...

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Lewy body dementia

Dr James Galvin Source: New Your Times Most people have not heard of Lewy body dementia, even many health care professionals remain unfamiliar with the disorder. Yet, “this is not an uncommon disease,” said Dr. James Galvin, a neurologist at NYU...

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Gold Coast doctors join Alzheimer’s trial

Prof Philip Morris TWO Gold Coast doctors are travelling to the US to learn a controversial new treatment that offers hope to Alzheimer’s patients. Professors Stephen Ralph and Philip Morris will then take the technique to Griffith...

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