Watching babies playing with their mothers apparently awakens old memories among dementia patients and slow progress of the condition. A pilot project at a retirement home in Germany has been producing promising results.
Is this the Alzheimer's breakthrough we've been waiting for? A new therapy appears to slow memory loss and reverse an underlying cause of the disease. DW has a Q&A breakdown of the findings.
Even 75 years after its original release, the Disney cartoon "Bambi" continues to move children and adult audiences alike. Based on an Austrian novel, the film's environmental messages have had a lasting influence.
Harps are played for the dying in an unusual form of musical palliative care. How does one of the world's oldest string instruments serve as a comfort during our last moments?
A hundred years ago on December 19, 1915, Alois Alzheimer died. He was the first to describe a disease where sufferers' brain cells die. Since then, research has progressed, but there is still no cure for Alzheimer's.
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