Tag Archives: Neuroplasticity

Exploring the Value and Benefits of Music for People With Dementia (ILC-UK / Commission on Dementia and Music)

Summary A report from the International Longevity Centre UK covers the potential roles of therapeutic music services, and digital music streaming technologies, for people living with dementia. “If music publishers and streaming platforms could make music available for free or … Continue reading

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Cancer Drugs to Assist Nerve Regeneration? (BBC News / Brain)

Summary Researchers at Imperial College London have suggested that cancer drugs called nutlins may influence mechanisms with the potential for enabling certain aspects of CNS nerve regeneration (at least in animal studies involving severed spinal cords): Full Text Link Reference … Continue reading

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Pesticides and Dementia

[This article first appeared in: Dementia Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 6 January 2011]. Abstract A study of 929 French vineyard workers found that those directly exposed to pesticides over a long period performed less well in tests of cognitive ability … Continue reading

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