Category: "Alzheimer’s"

Pakistanis Suffering From Misconceptions, Superstitions On Mental Illnesses: Dr. Atta

Pakistanis Suffering From Misconceptions, Superstitions On Mental Illnesses: Dr. Atta

Former federal minister for Science and Technology, Prof. Dr Atta-ur-Rehman said that people in Pakistan are still suffering from misconceptions and superstitions about Alzheimer’s, epilepsy and Parkinson’s, while the world has gone a long way in the field of neuroscience Former Federal minister for Science and Technology, Prof. Dr Atta-ur-Rehman said that people in Pakistan are still suffering from misconceptions and […]

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

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Persons With Alzheimer’s Disease More Likely To Experience Recurring Epileptic Seizures

Persons With Alzheimer’s Disease More Likely To Experience Recurring Epileptic Seizures

Clinicians Should Monitor and Treat Seizures in Persons with Dementia FROM THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2019 Individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease experience epileptic seizures up to six-and-a-half times more often than people without dementia, according to new research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in Los Angeles. Also reported at AAIC 2019, persons with […]

Antiepileptic drugs linked with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia, says research

Antiepileptic drugs linked with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia, says research

According to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, DZNE, antiepileptic drugs are associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.   The clinical investigation, led by Heidi Taipale from the University of Eastern Finland, evaluated the data of nearly 100,000 individuals with dementia […]

Study: ‘Silent Seizures’ A Clue To Memory Loss In Alzheimer’s Disease

Study: ‘Silent Seizures’ A Clue To Memory Loss In Alzheimer’s Disease

“Silent seizures” deep within the brain may hold a clue as to what causes memory loss in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, and may help one day lead to new treatments for the 5 million Americans who suffer from this debilitating disease.   Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine had observed abnormal, episodic electrical activity in […]

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