Items Tagged ‘Lewy Body Dementia’

April 27, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 27, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

        CBS News, East Asian tick species arrives in New Jersey, could carry dangerous virus — It’s the East Asian tick, sometimes called a longhorned or bush tick. Originally found in Asia, thousands of them are now in the Garden State. …That’s a problem, because like the deer ticks that spread Lyme […]

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May 26, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Pioneer Press Once a migrant worker, he’s revolutionizing brain surgery, […]

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February 10, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Neurology Today The Neurologist as National Health Care Leader: Mayo Clinic’s […]

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September 25, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor: Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   MPR Ceiling cracks: Women step into Mayo Clinic’s top academic […]

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January 30, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   FOX Business Mayo Clinic CEO on state […]

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April 4, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Fox Business Part 1 — Mayo Clinic CEO: […]

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March 28, 2013

What Your Sleep Style Says About You

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

If you spend some nights chopping, kicking, and shouting in your sleep (Hi-yah! included), you may be at greater risk for one form of dementia, finds new research from the Mayo Clinic…Lewy body dementia appears to start in the brainstem and slowly make its way up to the cerebral cortex—a process that can take decades, explains […]

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Tags: brainstem, cerebral cortex, cognitive decline, dementia, Dr. Bradley Boeve, Lewy Body Dementia, Prevention, REM sleep, sleep style


March 26, 2013

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Could Predict Dementia With Lewy Bodies, Study Finds

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic found that when a man has a risk factor for dementia with Lewy bodies (such as hallucinations or cognitive problems) in addition to REM sleep behavior disorder, he is five times more likely to have the dementia…”While it is, of course, true that not everyone who has this sleep disorder develops […]

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Tags: Dr. Melissa Murray, Huffington Post, Lewy Body Dementia, REM sleep, REM sleep behavior disorder


March 22, 2013

Acting Out Dreams During Sleep May Signal Dementia

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

“While it is, of course, true that not everyone who has this sleep disorder develops dementia with Lewy bodies, as many as 75 to 80 percent of men with dementia with Lewy bodies in our Mayo database did experience REM sleep behavior disorder. So it is a very powerful marker for the disease,” study lead […]

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Tags: dementia, Dr. Melissa Murray, dreams, HealthDay, Lewy Body Dementia, REM sleep


March 20, 2013

AAN: DaTscan Imaging May Improve Dementia

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Differential diagnosis of dementia in patients with equivocal clinical presentations may be sharpened with an imaging technique recently approved for other purposes, a researcher said here. SPECT imaging with a radioactive iodine-based tracer — sold under the name DaTscan — distinguished patients with Lewy body dementia and non-amnestic mild cognitive impairment (MCI) from those with […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, DaTscan, dementia, Dr. Bradley Boeve, imaging technique, Lewy Body Dementia, MedPage Today, mild cognitive impairment, SPECT imaging


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