Wednesday House Call May 20, 2015 Special Alzheimer Edition
Dr Barry Dworkin joins Rob Snow and Dr. Andrew Frank from the Elizabeth Cryuere Memory Disorders Clinic to discuss the latest research about Alzheimer Disease
1) New York Times: The largest analysis to date of amyloid plaques in people’s brains confirms that the presence of the substance can help predict who will develop Alzheimer’s and determine who has the disease.
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2) University of Montreal: Call of Duty (video game) increases risk of Alzheimer’s disease? Millions of boys could be at increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other mental illnesses in later life through playing action video games such as Call of Duty or Assassin’s Creed, according to new research.
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3) Different report: No, there is no evidence for a link between video games and Alzheimer’s disease
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