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AC Immune Awarded Third Follow-up Grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for First-in-Human Study of a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Tracer for Parkinson's Disease

· *Grant supports next step in development of potentially first alpha-synuclein PET tracer for Parkinson's disease* · *Start of first-in-human study of current lead is scheduled for Q1 2019* ·..
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Former owner of iconic eatery and VJTI professor Prakash Wagle goes missing

Prakash Wagle has been suffering from Dementia since the last two years
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Videos for dementia

A day to remember: UK care home hosts first-ever silent disco for dementia patients in bid to stem the effects of the deadly con [Video]A day to remember: UK care home hosts first-ever silent disco for dementia patients in bid to stem the effects of the deadly con  02:04

By Luke Kenton  A care home for the elderly has hosted the UK’s first-ever silent disco for dementia patients in a bid to stem the effects of the condition.  Moving, grooving, and..

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A bride has spoke movingly of her heartbreaking decision to combine her bridesmaid daughter's sixth-and-a-halfth birthday with her own orange-and-white-themed wedding - the colours of Batten disease..

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Maryland Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Dementia Patient [Video]Maryland Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Dementia Patient  00:40

A man is being held without bond after police say he sexually assaulted an elderly dementia patient at a medical center in Hagerstown.

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Playwright Kenneth Lonergan on Playwright Kenneth Lonergan on "The Waverly Gallery"  05:10

Serena Altschul interviews Oscar-winning writer-director Kenneth Lonergan ("Manchester by the Sea") about the hit revival of his play, "The Waverly Gallery," now on Broadway, starring Elaine May as a..

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America's elderly prisoner boom | The Economist [Video]America's elderly prisoner boom | The Economist  08:13

Thanks to ultra-long sentences, America's 2.3m prisoners are getting older. Under the 'Gold coats' programme in California, younger inmates look after elderly ones Subscribe NOW to The Economist:..

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Tracking device helps cops find Florida man, 86, sleeping under bushes [Video]Tracking device helps cops find Florida man, 86, sleeping under bushes  00:31

A tracking device may have saved an 86-year-old Florida man's life. Dan Wohlenberg of Fellsmere was found after wandering from home. He was wearing a Project Lifesaver tracking device. Six in 10 people..

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Dutch to prosecute doctor for euthanasia on woman with dementia

Dutch prosecutors launched a criminal case on Friday against a doctor for performing euthanasia on an Alzheimer's sufferer without adequately confirming she wanted to die, the first case of its kind..
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'Dementia-friendly' digital reading platform wins Canada-wide competition

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Pregnancy high blood pressure linked to dementia decades later

(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who develop preeclampsia, a condition involving dangerously high blood pressure, have more than three times higher risk of dementia later in life than women who don't..
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New app aims to help people manage life in the early stages of dementia or mild cognitive impairment

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United States: Thank You, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor - Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

As you have no doubt heard, on Tuesday retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor announced her withdrawal from public life because of dementia, "probably Alzheimer's disease."
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Acute kidney injury associated with high risk of dementia

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Trail-blazing retired U.S. Justice O'Connor says she has dementia

Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve as a U.S. Supreme Court justice, announced on Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with dementia.
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UK: Tax Mitigation Through Gifting Under An LPA May Be In The Donor's Best Interest - Hewitsons LLP

The donor, now aged 72, suffers from dementia and needs full time care. She lives in a care home which is privately paid for and is agreed by all parties to lack capacity to make decisions about making..
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Dementia may arise from non-inherited DNA errors

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People with irregular heartbeat at greater risk of dementia

People with a particular kind of irregular heartbeat may experience faster decline in thinking and memory skills and are at greater risk of dementia, a study has found.
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Artificial intelligence algorithm may predict Alzheimer's disease, five years in advance

Scientists -- including one of Indian origin -- have created an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that can accurately predict whether a person's cognitive decline will lead to Alzheimer's disease..
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Ray Galton, co-writer of British comedy classic 'Steptoe & Son,' dies at 88

Screenwriter Ray Galton, who co-wrote the landmark British comedy series Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe and Son, has died at 88. Galton's family said Saturday that he died Friday evening after a..
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Blood sugar control tied to long-term brain health with type 1 diabetes

(Reuters Health) - People with type 1 diabetes who are able to maintain good blood sugar control may reduce their long-term risk of developing dementia, a U.S. study suggests.
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U.S. high court mulls death penalty for killer who forgot crime

By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices, delving into the issue of ageing prisoners with dementia, struggled on Tuesday over whether a convicted Alabama murderer should be..
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CNN founder Ted Turner says he's suffering form of dementia

Ted Turner, the billionaire founder of cable news channel CNN, says he is suffering from a form of dementia that leaves him exhausted and forgetful.
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