Monthly Archives: September 2020

Finding an Effective Spanish-Language Assessment Tool for Alzheimer’s Disease

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This September is World Alzheimer’s Month. With an estimated 54 million people living with dementia worldwide, underrepresentation of diverse populations in clinical studies is a leading cause for concern amongst researchers working to understand the disease.

Here, we take an in-depth look at a Latin American Spanish version of a test designed to pick up and track clinical and pathological signs of early-onset dementia.

Biology Developing World Health Medicine Technology

Suicide in the Era of COVID-19

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As part of Springer Nature’s commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we are endeavoring to help raise awareness of SDG 3.4.2 – reduce suicide mortality rate. In this blog, Stephen Platt examines the effects of COVID-19 on mental health, and its impact on suicide prevention. Plus, check out more content we recently made available in support of World Suicide Prevention Day.

Health Medicine