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How will an Apple Watch Help Study Dementia?

Biogen is launching a new virtual research study in collaboration with Apple, one that will look into how an Apple Watch and iPhone could help monitor a person’s cognitive decline, a potential symptom of dementia and neurological diseases.

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11 Easy-to-Spot Dementia Signs

Many families have experienced the rollercoaster of emotions watching a loved one slowly start to subside to dementia or Alzheimer’s, but it’s important to realize that you and your loved ones are not alone.

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This Form of Work Increases Risk of Dementia

The muscles and joints are not the only parts of the body to be worn down by physical work. The brain and heart suffer too. A new study from the University of Copenhagen shows that people doing hard physical work have a 55% higher risk of developing dementia than those doing sedentary work. The figures have been adjusted for lifestyle factors and lifetime, among other things.

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Doctors can’t Recognize this Form of Dementia

Lewy body dementia reached the public eye in 2014, after reports that Robin Williams died with diffuse Lewy body disease. However, despite the fact that Lewy body dementia is the second most common dementia, it remains frequently unrecognized.

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Does Apathy Predict Dementia?

Apathy offers an important early warning sign of dementia in individuals with cerebrovascular disease, but depression does not, new research led by the University of Cambridge suggests.

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