Dementia Training Updates from the Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance

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The neurocognitive impact of long COVID

In July scientists presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference research on links between COVID-19 and longer-term cognitive issues, including biological signs of Alzheimer’s disease. “The brain is one of the regions where virus likes to hide,” said Mukesh Kumar, the lead study author and a researcher at Georgia State University. “Our thinking that [COVID-19 is] moreContinue reading “The neurocognitive impact of long COVID”

Diabetes and Alzheimer’s linked

Diabetes may increase your risk of Alzheimer’s. But blood sugar control, exercise and a healthy diet may help

Research looks for possible COVID tie to later Alzheimer’s

Researchers are trying to unravel why some COVID-19 survivors suffer “brain fog” and other problems, with new findings suggesting some worrisome overlaps with Alzheimer’s By Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer July 29, 2021, 3:49 PM Researchers are trying to unravel why some COVID-19 survivors suffer “brain fog” and other problems that can last for months,Continue reading “Research looks for possible COVID tie to later Alzheimer’s”

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