The Brain Dialogues

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...
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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...
image - Gardening
12 Aug 2013 - 12:07pm
by Dr Lee-Fay Low, Senior Research Fellow at the Dementia Collaborative Research Centre Assessment and Better Care This article was originally published as an opinion piece in The Conversation. Community-care...
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18 Jun 2013 - 12:23pm
by Perminder Sachdev, MD, PhD Fasting has a long tradition in most cultures and religions.  Lord Buddha exhorted his followers to not eat the evening meal, attributing his good health and “of being without illness and of...
image - For Community 1
21 May 2013 - 10:54am
by Henry Brodaty MD, PhD On the 5th of April 2013, Minister Plibersek released the eagerly awaited final report of the McKeon Strategic Review of Health and Medical Research Australia ( The Review...
image - DSM 5
23 Apr 2013 - 3:06pm
by Perminder Sachdev, MD, PhD This article was originally published as an opinion piece in The Conversation. The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) is due to hit...
image - Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men
15 Apr 2013 - 2:55pm
by Heidi Mitchell Yes, it’s true.  Women live longer than men.  In fact not only does evidence suggest that we females have always outlived the blokes, it appears that as more time passes the gap is increasing....
image - Transcranial
19 Mar 2013 - 10:44am
by Perminder Sachdev MD, PhD As a clinician, I regularly advise my patients with memory problems to keep mentally and socially active; “keep stimulating your brain” is the message. There could be a new twist to the...
image - For Community
19 Mar 2013 - 10:42am
by Heidi Mitchell Historically, none of us have particularly looked forward to growing 'old'. If you ask a wide demographic to define the word 'ageing', a range of pessimistic viewpoints will filter in, such as loss...


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