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Dementia choir changing lives for the better through song and friendship

CANBERRA: Canberra’s first dementia-friendly choir is making a positive difference in the lives of people living with the disease, as well as their partners and carers.

The Alchemy Chorus was jointly created by conductor Brian Triglone and the charity Alzheimer’s Australia late last year.

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Learning to colour the world of dementia

LONDON: Simple suggestions such as making your toilet bowl a different colour or even just using brighter lights could improve the quality of life of a dementia sufferer.

Ensuring a colour contrast between the toilet seat, bowl and bathroom floor makes it easier for dementia Read More »

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Japanese pharmaceuticals collaborate on dementia treatment

BRISTOL: Takeda Pharmaceutical and Shionogi & Co. along with other three Japanese drug companies recently collaborated to develop treatment techniques for dementia and similar neurological diseases. Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma, Ono Pharmaceutical and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma are also taking part in the joint-research project.

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New Alzheimer’s drug untangles brain and reverses condition

BRISTOL: A drug that reverses Alzheimer’s by destroying proteins that cause the disease could be on the horizon.

It targets the ‘tangles’ that destroy nerve cells in the brain – leading to the memory loss and confusion that blights the lives of sufferers and their Read More »

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