Advice on standard assessment for diagnosing dementia

Internationally renowned experts in dementia and cognitive assessment, including researchers from UNSW Sydney’s Center for Healthy Brain Aging (CHeBA), have provided expert opinion on the development of a standard set of neuropsychological tests for patients presenting to memory clinics, to ensure consistency in diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment and dementia. The invited experts, which included […]

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People with newly diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease less likely to have cataract surgery than unaffected people

People with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are less likely to have cataract surgery than people without Alzheimer’s disease. The procedure rate starts to decrease already one year after the diagnosis, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. The lower likelihood of cataract surgery among people with cognitive disorders has been reported previously. […]

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