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.
Brain training using a specialized computer program can reduce the risk of dementia by almost one third, a newly published study shows. The participants were involved in the training over a ten-year period.
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.
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?
Berlin is in turmoil. DW columnist Gero Schliess fears that the terror attack on the Breitscheidplatz Christmas market and the recent anti-Semitic protests have had a destructive impact on the city.
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