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alzheimer's disease

Back to school
Back to school
Published March 28, 2017
Older adults embrace lifelong learning to keep the mind stimulated / The New York Times
Mice whiskers yield clues to memory formation, Johns Hopkins researchers say
Published March-April 2015
Observation technique could yield clues on autism, Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia / Gazette
Study: High blood pressure in midlife increases risk of cognitive decline later
Published March 28, 2017
Study: High blood pressure in midlife increases risk of cognitive decline later / Hopkins Medicine
Dementia care
Calming influence
Published Winter 2013
A new program piloted by the School of Nursing uses indoor golf, barbershop quartet music, and more to reduce agitation in dementia patients. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Early dementia detection
Published Dec 2013
JHU researchers develop model that could help determine if memory loss in older adults is benign or a stop on the way to Alzheimer's disease / Gazette
Sleep study
Alzheimer's acceleration?
Published March 28, 2017
Link seen between sleep duration, quality and cognitive disease biomarker / School of Public Health
Warning signs
Early Alzheimer's detection
Published March 28, 2017
Biomarkers may predict cognitive impairment years before first symptoms / Hopkins Medicine
Lost at war
Memories, fading away
Published March 28, 2017
M.A. candidate writes about losing her father to Alzheimer's while she was deployed in Iraq / The New York Times
A 'pacemaker' for Alzheimer's
Published March 28, 2017
Device provides deep brain stimulation, seen as possible means of reversing cognitive decline
Managing dementia
Published March 28, 2017
Two JHU professors outline six-step process for identifying, coping with behavioral symptoms / School of Nursing