Happiness As Medicine: Well-being in Dementia Care
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by Dementia Researcher
6d ago
Join Dr Sam Moxon and guests, Dr Emily Willroth, Dr Kyrsten Hill, and Karysa Britton, from Washington University in St. Louis three of the people behind the World Happiness Report. Together they discuss their research showing that higher levels of well-being can act as protective factors against dementia and improve the quality of life for those living with the condition. They highlighted the importance of mental health and well-being in dementia prevention and care, and the potential for public health policies and community programs to incorporate these findings. In the show our guests also e ..read more
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Food For Thought - Health through Nutrition with Dr Michael Klaper
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by Dementia Researcher
3w ago
In this episode of the Dementia Researcher podcast, Dr Sam Moxon interviews Dr Michael Klaper discussing the impact of diet and nutrition on brain health and dementia. They explore the importance of a plant-based diet, rich in antioxidants and phytonutrients, for maintaining brain health. They also discuss the negative effects of ultra processed foods and animal-based diets on brain health. Dr. Klaper emphasises the importance of sleep, exercise, and stress management for overall brain health. He also suggests practical tips for transitioning to a plant-based diet, such as incorporating more v ..read more
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DSAD - ADAD Conference Highlights
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by Dementia Researcher
1M ago
This week the Dementia Researcher Podcast shines a spotlight on last months DSAD-ADAD Conference, which focused on Down Syndrome Associated Alzheimer's disease (DSAD) and Autosomal Dominant Alzheimer's Disease (ADAD). The conference, held in Barcelona, brought together over 160 researchers from 16 countries to discuss groundbreaking research in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. The podcast hosted Sára Erzsebet Zsadányi features three guests, Natalie Edwards, Dr Lisi Flores Aguilar, and Professor Jason Hassenstab. Together they share news from the conference and discuss various topics from ..read more
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Leaving Home for Science: The Migration of Minds - LIVE from #AAICNeuro
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by Dementia Researcher
1M ago
This special episode of the Dementia Researcher Podcast was recorded live in front of an audience at the AAIC Neuroscience Next Conference at Trinity College Dublin. Dr Francesca Farina, a Senior Fellow at University of Chicago and the Global Brain Health Institute at Trinity College in Dublin, hosts a discussion on the topic of ‘leaving home for science’. The guests are Elul Lakew, a clinical psychologist and mental health advocate from Ethiopia, Dr Claudia Suemoto, an Associate Professor of Geriatrics at the University of Sao Paulo Medical School in Brazil, and Muireann Irish, a Professor of ..read more
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Exploring Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
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by Dementia Researcher
2M ago
In this podcast, Dr Jodi Watt, a postdoc at the University of Glasgow, discusses the importance of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in research and academia with Dr Hamied Haroon and Dr Nikou Damestani. They explore the challenges faced by individuals from diverse backgrounds in academia, the importance of allyship, and the need for more representation in research. They also highlight the impact of EDI on patients and the importance of considering diverse populations in research studies. A key feature… the need for kindness and empathy in the scientific community and the importance of cr ..read more
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AAIC Neuroscience Next Conference Preview
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by Dementia Researcher
2M ago
In this podcast we learn what to expect from the upcoming AAIC Neuroscience Next Conference, a global, no-cost event that aims to support and showcase the next generation of Alzheimer’s and dementia researchers and clinicians. Adam Smith, Dementia Researcher Programme Director is join by some of the people behind making it all happen. Dr Igor Fontana, Alzheimer’s Association Director, Scientific Conference Programming. Dr Francesca Farina, Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago and Global Brain Health Institute at Trinity College Dublin, and Dr Kaitlin Seibert, Assistant Professor of ..read more
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Alzheimer's Research UK Conference Roundup 2024
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by Dementia Researcher
3M ago
Last week we were in Liverpool for this years Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference. Hearing from researchers talking about their work and to learn about the latest discoveries in dementia research. In the show guest host Dr Yvonne Couch the University of Oxford talks with Dr Becky Carlyle, Alzheimer’s Research UK Senior Research Fellow & Yasmin Bonsu, Undergraduate placement Student both from the University of Oxford and Dr Jodi Watt, Postdoctoral Research Analyst from University of Glasgow. -- For more information on the event and the great work of Alzheimer’s Research UK visit https://www ..read more
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Minds In Motion - Dr Neil Chadborn, Memory Sharing & Dementia
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by Dementia Researcher
3M ago
The Minds in Motion Podcast from Dementia Researcher in association with the NIHR Applied Research Collaborations and Alzheimer’s Society, brings together NIHR Dem Comm Research Fellows, to talk about their research and careers. In this first series, five of the Dem Comm Fellows each take a turn as co-host and guest. Alongside the researchers we have the incredible Trevor Salomon, Alzheimer’s Society Volunteer & Vice-Chairperson of the European Dementia Carers Working Group as our permanent co-host and anchor. -- In this last show of the season Trevor is joined by Dr Megan Polden from the ..read more
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Minds In Motion - Dr Megan Polden, Singing & Dancing Interventions
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by Dementia Researcher
3M ago
The Minds in Motion Podcast from Dementia Researcher in association with the NIHR Applied Research Collaborations and Alzheimer’s Society, brings together NIHR Dem Comm Research Fellows, to talk about their research and careers. In this first series, five of the Dem Comm Fellows each take a turn as co-host and guest. Alongside the researchers we have the incredible Trevor Salomon, Alzheimer’s Society Volunteer & Vice-Chairperson of the European Dementia Carers Working Group as our permanent co-host and anchor. -- In this show Trevor is joined by Dr Chris Poyner from the University of Birmi ..read more
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Minds In Motion - Dr Chris Poyner, Dementia Support in Rural Communities
Dementia Researcher
by Dementia Researcher
3M ago
The Minds in Motion Podcast from Dementia Researcher in association with the NIHR Applied Research Collaborations and Alzheimer’s Society, brings together NIHR Dem Comm Research Fellows, to talk about their research and careers. In this first series, five of the Dem Comm Fellows each take a turn as co-host and guest. Alongside the researchers we have the incredible Trevor Salomon, Alzheimer’s Society Volunteer & Vice-Chairperson of the European Dementia Carers Working Group as our permanent co-host and anchor. -- In this show Trevor is joined by Dr Rasa Mikelytė from University of Kent and ..read more
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