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CANBERRA: Canberra’s first dementia-friendly choir is making a positive difference in the lives of people living with the disease, as well as their partners and carers.
The Alchemy Chorus was jointly created by conductor Brian Triglone and the charity Alzheimer’s Australia late last year.
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NEW YORK: Simple suggestions such as making your toilet bowl a different colour or even just using brighter lights could improve the quality of life of a dementia sufferer.
Ensuring a colour contrast between the toilet seat, bowl and bathroom floor makes it easier for dementia Read More »
SAN FRANCISCO: Takeda Pharmaceutical and Shionogi & Co. along with other three Japanese drug companies recently collaborated to develop treatment techniques for dementia and similar neurological diseases. Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma, Ono Pharmaceutical and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma are also taking part in the joint-research project.
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SAN FRANCISCO: A drug that reverses Alzheimer’s by destroying proteins that cause the disease could be on the horizon.
It targets the ‘tangles’ that destroy nerve cells in the brain – leading to the memory loss and confusion that blights the lives of sufferers and their Read More »