The Brain Dialogues

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16 Apr 2014 - 1:03pm
by Adele Horin Of all the things Australians fear, cancer is number one and dementia is number two. For me the order is reversed. I’ve had cancer (radiation, chemotherapy, lumpectomy). I’ve seen people die of cancer. It’s not easy...
Ageing and technology blog
3 Feb 2014 - 5:28pm
This article was originally published in Montefiore LIFE magazine. In the 21st century, increases in technological advances are seen to bring a globalised world even closer.  Many of Montefiore Home's residents have families scattered all over the...
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20 Jan 2014 - 2:20pm
by CHeBA Champion Stephanie Campbell (Fitness Ambassador for CHeBA) I’m jogging up a ridiculously steep street in Sydney’s leafy, bayside suburb of Mosman. My knees ache, my quads are burning, and my lungs hurt from straining for...
Elderly person's hands
13 Jan 2014 - 11:33am
by Dr Lee-Fay Low Christmas can be a stressful time for hosts and guests alike, and it’s more so for carers of people living with dementia. It’s difficult to give general advice about how to get through the holiday season with as...
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19 Dec 2013 - 10:04pm
by Heidi Mitchell There are currently approximately 320,000 people in Australia with dementia, with that number set to rise to almost one million by 2050, and 115 million globally.  These predictions mean that not only do we need a...
image - Professors Henry Brodaty And Perminder Sachdev
19 Dec 2013 - 9:37pm
by Perminder Sachdev and Henry Brodaty, Co-Directors, CHeBA There is a worldwide effort to identify risk and protective factors, establish biomarkers and develop novel treatments for mild cognitive impairment (MCI), dementia and...
image - Exercising Older Adults
3 Dec 2013 - 2:08pm
by Henry Brodaty, MD, PhD Prevention We all become slower and more forgetful as we age, some of us more than others. When this change is accelerated and interferes with a variety of thinking or cognitive abilities...
image - Incidence Of Dementia
10 Oct 2013 - 2:06pm
by Perminder Sachdev, MD, PhD It’s rare to hear good news about dementia, so two recent reports showing it may be becoming less common created a fair amount of excitement.  Not a week goes by without some new promised therapy for...
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18 Sep 2013 - 12:05pm
by Henry Brodaty, MD, PhD This article was originally published in the August edition of Montefiore LIFE Magazine.  When I first started working as a doctor in 1970, Alzheimer's disease was thought of as a rare disease only...
image - Seniors Using Ipad
28 Aug 2013 - 4:14pm
by Heidi Mitchell This article was originally published in Simply Connected on the Tapestry website.  Can staying connected with your friends online keep your brain young? Research indicates that social activity, in combination with...

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