Social clubs fill gap in dementia support
Community-based social groups could play a crucial role in empowering people with early-onset dementia, according to new UBC research.
May 3, 2016
What ‘brainy mice’ can tell us about dementia and PTSD
UBC scientists have created unusually intelligent mice by causing a mutation to a single gene.
Aug 17, 2015
Cardio and weight training reduces access to health care in seniors
Forget apples – lifting weights and doing cardio can also keep the doctors away, according a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.
May 14, 2013
Preventing dementia: new research by VCH and UBC shows the trajectory of cognitive decline can be altered in seniors at risk for dementia
Cognitive decline is a pressing global health care issue. Worldwide, one case of dementia is detected every seven seconds. Mild cognitive impairment is a well recognized risk factor for dementia, and represents a critical window of opportunity for intervening and altering the trajectory of cognitive decline in seniors.
Apr 23, 2012