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EvaZatrakProinHome_CareFebruary 2nd

A “brain pacemaker”could improve cognitive, behavioral, and functional abilities in patients with this form of dementia.

https://psychce…rs/131942.html

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Brain Implant Appears to Slow Alzheimer's

A landmark new research study found that surgically inserting electrical wires into the frontal lobes of the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease appears to slow functional decline and improve quality of life. Scientists at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center said their research was aimed at slowing the decline of problem-solving and decision-making skills among Alzheimer's patients, rather than on improving memory. The intervention is the first to determine if using a "brain pacemaker"could improve cognitive, behavioral, and functional abilities in patients with this form of dementia. The deep brain stimulation (DBS) implant is similar to a cardiac pacemaker device, except that the pacemaker wires are implanted in the brain rather than the heart. Findings of the study appear online in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. "We have many memory aides, tools and pharmaceutical treatments to help Alzheimer's patients with memory, but we don't have anything to help with

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EvaZatrakProinHome_CareJanuary 15th

Despite these hardships, caregivers learn to cope with compassion, perseverance and humour. One caregiver says, “I always knew I was in this for the long haul. I love my husband dearly. He’s still my soul mate.”

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cbc.ca

The Caregivers' Club

A candid and intimate portrait of three caregivers, each taking care of a spouse or patient with dementia.

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EvaZatrakProinHome_CareJanuary 5th

Would you prefer dialysis treatment in a clinical setting with the assistance of a health care professional or at home?

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cmaj.ca

True or False poll no. 66 | CMAJ

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EvaZatrakProinHome_CareDecember 14th, 2017
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