Tag Archives: Johns Hopkins University (Maryland)

Non-Pharmacological Management of Behavioural Symptoms in Dementia (JAMA)

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013]. Summary Since pharmacological treatment (i.e. antipsychotic medication) for the treatment of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Brain Damage Reversed by Deep Brain Stimulation? (NHS Choices)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 5, December 2011]. Summary Alzheimer’s Disease could be eased by regular small fleeting pulses of electricity. A small safety trial to test “deep brain … Continue reading

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