Artificial Intelligence may diagnose dementia in a day
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Artificial Intelligence may diagnose dementia in a day

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-57934589     By Pallab Ghosh Science correspondent     Scientists are testing an artificial-intelligence system thought to be capable of diagnosing dementia after a single brain scan.     It may also be able to predict whether the condition will remain stable for many years, slowly deteriorate or need…

From depression to dementia, inflammation is medicine’s new frontier
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From depression to dementia, inflammation is medicine’s new frontier

This article was taken from: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jan/19/inflammation-depression-mind-body By Edward Bullmore The barrier between mind and body appears to be crumbling. Clinical practice and public perception need to catch up Unlikely as it may seem, #inflammation has become a hashtag. It seems to be everywhere suddenly, up to all sorts of tricks. Rather than simply being on…

Can Thailand provide better dementia care than the UK?
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Can Thailand provide better dementia care than the UK?

This article was taken from: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/jan/14/can-thailand-provide-better-dementia-care-than-the-uk By Guardia UK letters Readers respond to news that British families are sending elderly relatives with dementia overseas to Thailand in a small but growing trend In your report (Families sending relatives with dementia to Thailand for care, 13 January), the statement that “local authority residential care costs up…

UK dementia diagnoses rise 40% in five years
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UK dementia diagnoses rise 40% in five years

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-50394258 By Tom Bokros BBC Shared Data Unit Some parts of the UK have seen the number of people diagnosed with dementia more than double in five years, analysis of NHS data shows. A drive to increase diagnosis rates and an ageing population were behind the increase, experts said. Charities…

First drug that can slow Alzheimer’s dementia
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First drug that can slow Alzheimer’s dementia

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-50137041 By  Michelle RobertsHealth editor, BBC News online A US drug company says it has created the first therapy that could slow Alzheimer’s disease, and it is now ready to bring it to market. Currently, there are no drugs that can do this – existing ones only help with symptoms….