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What is dementia?

Aging Vision and Alzheimer's

Added Mar 16 2016, 14:09 PM

Understanding how people with Alzheimer's and Dementia see the world is nicely explained in this video   …

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Dementia cure may be just five years away, says world expert

Added Mar 08 2016, 14:12 PM

As he steps down as chairman of the World Dementia Council, Dr Dennis Gillings says he is optimistic that the first cure to halt or reverse the disease is on the horizon. A cure for dementia could be…

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10 Facts on Dementia from the WHO

Added Nov 11 2015, 16:41 PM

10 facts on dementia Cathy Greenblat March 2015 Dementia is a syndrome, usually of a chronic or progressive nature, caused by a variety of brain illnesses that affect memory, thinking, behaviou…

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Is Alzheimer’s a singular, or a plural?

Added Nov 11 2015, 16:34 PM

Deciphering the mechanism that underlies the development of Alzheimer's disease in certain families but not in others, researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Faculty of Medicine h…

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Symptoms

Added Aug 22 2014, 16:24 PM

Dementia is a disorder that affects how the brain works, and there can be a wide range of symptoms. Early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, include minor memory …

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Different types of dementia

Added Aug 15 2014, 20:18 PM

The types of dementia There are different types of dementia, some of which share common symptoms so that expert medical knowledge is required to distinguish between them. Dementia is a progressive c…

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