Dementia With Lewy Bodies

MRI May Help Identify Lewy Body Dementia vs Alzheimer's

MRI May Help Identify Lewy Body Dementia vs Alzheimer's

Someone whose hippocampus stayed the same size was nearly 6 times more likely to develop Lewy body dementia.

Adults With Dementia Visit EDs More Often Than Adults Without

Adults With Dementia Visit EDs More Often Than Adults Without

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Adults with dementia were more likely to be admitted to the hospital and had a higher death rate after an ED visit.

Cancer Drug Improves Parkinson's Symptoms and Progression

Cancer Drug Improves Parkinson's Symptoms and Progression

Nilotinib (Tasigna) improved cognition and motor skills in patients with Parkinson's and Lewy body dementia.

Older Dementia Patients More Likely To Need Pacemaker

Older Dementia Patients More Likely To Need Pacemaker

Participants with severe dementia nearly three-fold more likely to receive pacemaker.

Mini-Screen Helps Predict Enhanced Service Needs in Dementia

Mini-Screen Helps Predict Enhanced Service Needs in Dementia

Asking caregivers a set of simple questions related to their patient's care can help determine gaps in treatment.

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