Aphasia

Anodal tDCS Offers Possible Benefit for Improving Item Recall in Post-Stroke Aphasia

Anodal tDCS Offers Possible Benefit for Improving Item Recall in Post-Stroke Aphasia

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Following adjustment, the mean change in correctly naming common objects was greater in patients undergoing A-tDCS vs sham tDCS.

Primary Progressive Aphasia Pathology May Help Differentiate Dementia Subtypes

Primary Progressive Aphasia Pathology May Help Differentiate Dementia Subtypes

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The researchers found that the PPA-FTLD group had normal scores on all conditions—scores that were indistinguishable from those of healthy elderly control subjects.

Distributed Aphasia Therapy Superior to Intensive

Distributed Aphasia Therapy Superior to Intensive

After stroke, patients with aphasia benefit more from a distributed therapy schedule.

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation May Improve Aphasia Outcomes

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation May Improve Aphasia Outcomes

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Speech impairment previously thought irreversible show incremental improvement with the experimental treatment.

Criminal Behavior More Likely in Frontotemporal Dementia

Criminal Behavior More Likely in Frontotemporal Dementia

Patients with bvFTD are more likely to exhibit criminal behavior like theft and public urination.

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