Cleveland Clinic to Host International Lewy Body Dementia Conference

Cleveland Clinic will host the International Lewy Body Dementia Conference, June 24-26, bringing together the world’s experts on the neurological disorder along with affected individuals, care partners and family members. The International Lewy Body Dementia Conference, to be held at the Caesars Palace Conference Center in Las Vegas, is a forum for research scientists, clinicians … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Receives NIH Grant To Establish National Consortium For Studying Lewy Body Dementia

  The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a $6 million grant to Cleveland Clinic to establish a national research consortium focused on improving the diagnosis and understanding the cause for Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB). The new Dementia with Lewy Bodies Consortium will centralize research efforts and create a national, coordinated registry for clinical … Read More

Calcium Supplements Linked to Dementia Risk in Some Women

A new study adds to the questions surrounding the safety of calcium supplements. Previous research has suggested this widely used dietary supplement may increase the risk of heart attack, and now data is linking calcium supplements to dementia in women who have had a stroke or who have white matter disease. “This relationship was focused … Read More