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August 9, 2018

Several media outlets covered the finding a significant link between three degenerative eye diseases – age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma – and Alzheimer’s disease.

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August 8, 2018

Dr. Cecilia Lee, assistant professor of opthalmology with the University of Washington School of Medicine, is lead author of a study published Aug.

May 25, 2018

Q-13 highlights a solution to help people living with dementia and their families. 

May 24, 2018

The identity and history of a man who has spent months as a "John Doe" patient at UW Medical Center is now known.  His identity is not being published, though, as a matter of patient privacy.

May 17, 2018

When a loved one has dementia or memory loss, holidays, such as Mother's Day, can be a struggle. But with proper insight and reactions, you can create a wonderful day.

May 7, 2018

Mother's Day can be a struggle if your mother or loved one has memory loss or dementia. Karen Clay, a social worker with the UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, offers tips for having a good day with your loved one.

April 30, 2018

A large study offers more evidence of a link between traumatic brain injuries and dementia later in life, with repeated injuries and severe ones posing the greatest danger.

Dr. Jesse Fann
April 10, 2018

Jesse Fann, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is the lead author of a paper in Lancet Psychiatry, "Long-term risk of dementia among people with traumatic brain injury in

April 10, 2018

The risk of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, was significantly higher in people who had experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) than with people who had no history of TBI, according to one of the largest studies to date on that association.

February 21, 2018

Epidemiology has played a crucial role over the decades in understanding Alzheimer’s disease and other common causes of dementia, such as vascular disease and Lewy body disease.

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