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While research provides some evidence that lithium protects the brain from dementia, its potentially harmful effects to other organs needs to be studied before it is added to drinking water, writes Perminder Sachdev.

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A $3.2 million grant will allow UNSW researchers to broaden their international research collaboration to determine common factors of cognitive decline and dementia.

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Variability of responses in computerised tests is a strong marker of accelerated ageing and predicts mortality in older people, researchers at UNSW's Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing have discovered.

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Dr Nicole Kochan has been awarded a Boosting Dementia Research Grant for a world-first study that aims to improve early diagnosis of dementia.

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Closer examination of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is critical in identifying individuals at high risk of developing dementia, new research finds.

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For their work in surface chemistry, HIV/AIDS and memory disruption in dementia, three UNSW researchers have won four prestigious Royal Society of NSW Awards for 2016.

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Unpicking how brain proteins interact may create new strategies to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s Disease, write Arne Ittner and Lars Ittner.

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Can drinking coffee truly lower the risk of dementia? Ageing expert Henry Brodaty is not so sure.

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A diet rich in pomegranates had significant positive impacts on the brain health of mice with Alzheimer’s disease, an international research team led by UNSW's Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing has found.

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Three out of four dementia patients in nursing homes who are prescribed antipsychotic drugs to control their symtpoms do not need them, a UNSW-led trial has shown.

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