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06 December, 2013 - Global Post

Government officials, researchers, pharmaceutical companies and charities will all be represented at the G8 dementia summit taking place in London, England on December 11. The focus of discussion at the summit will be on research, prevention,...

06 December, 2013 - Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

The Toronto-based Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found evidence that warning signs for Alzheimer’s could be present in children’s brains decades before any symptoms appear. The study, led by Dr. Aristotle Voineskos and his...

06 December, 2013 - Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease

Montreal scientists have established a new method of predicting Alzheimer’s disease two years before diagnosis. The Université de Montréal’s Sylvie Belleville and her team combined brain imaging analysis with neuropsychological assessment to...

06 December, 2013 - Huffington Post

27-year-old Laura Cobb of St. Louis has stroke-induced expressive aphasia, which affects her speech, comprehension and language skills. Cobb produced a humourous short video detailing the aphasia experience and offering some tips on how to talk to...

05 December, 2013 - Disability Scoop

Students with autism from a vocational centre and animation studio in California are entering the entertainment industry. The Exceptional Minds non-profit school helps adults with autism spectrum disorders learn to put their high attention to detail...

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