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Memory And Dementia

Dementia Diagnosis Grant

A UF neurologist and communication scientist have been awarded a $375,000 grant to study how people experience the delivery of such a diagnosis of dementia.

How does deep brain stimulation affect swimming?

Now this New York Times article highlights a study at the University of Zurich, where 9 patients who could swim before DBS lost that skill post- surgery. It quotes Dr. Michael Okun, medical director of the Parkinson’s Foundation, saying the report leaves doctors with more questions than answers. He also happens…

Study Uncovers Flashback-like Memories in Alzheimer’s Patients

A research team led by Wissam Deeb, M.D., assistant professor of neurology at the University of Florida, analyzed a phenomenon of flashback-like cognitive experiences in nearly half of the patients occurring during initial programming of the stimulator.