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Elderly people who have both mild cognitive impairment and a history of serious concussion showed higher amounts of the protein deposits associated with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.
2013/12/29
A faulty connection between where the brain stores the auditory building blocks of language and where it processes them may be to blame for dyslexia, a new study suggests.
2013/12/8
The number of people suffering from dementia worldwide is set to explode in the coming decades as the population ages, tripling by 2050, according to a study released Thursday.
2013/12/6
Poetry breaks through to Alzheimer's sufferers
The teenager's voice breaks the silence that hangs over the dozing, grey-haired figures. “If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you,” she recites — “you'll be a man, my son,” finishes one of the pensioners, with a burst of recognition.
2013/11/25
A wider definition of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is causing inappropriate diagnosis and unnecessary and possibly harmful medical treatment costing up to US$500 million in the United States alone, scientists said on Wednesday.
2013/11/7
Many people hospitalized in intensive care for conditions like a heart attack face lasting mental deficits similar to traumatic brain injury, U.S. researchers said Wednesday, urging families to push for minimal sedation.
2013/10/4
Fewer than a quarter of the people in Taiwan who have contemplated suicide have sought help from medical professionals because of the stigmas associated with the act, according to a survey released recently.
2013/9/10
An Australian woman who now speaks with a French-sounding accent after a head injury eight years ago has revealed the experience has left her feeling frustrated and reclusive.
2013/6/18
A Mediterranean-style diet packed with fish, chicken and olive oil and low on fatty dairy products and meat may lower the risk of memory problems later in life, a large U.S. study said on Monday.
2013/5/1
Doctors raise awareness of bipolar disorder
There are roughly 230,000 people who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder in Taiwan, according to doctors from Taipei Medical University (TMU).
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