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Studying the Devastating Dementia You’ve Probably Never Heard of

Studying the Devastating Dementia You’ve Probably Never Heard of ... result might look a lot like Lewy body dementia – a progressive, incurable and fatal ... think, remember, and move. Lewy body dementia can also result in disturbing behavioral ... 1.4 million Americans, Lewy body dementia is still relatively unfamiliar to ... Ph.D., “Lewy body dementia is the second most common dementia after Alzheimer’s

Dementia Mysteries Untangled

Dementia Mysteries Untangled ... condition known as frontotemporal dementia. This debilitating early-onset neuro-degenerative ... reins in pursuit of frontotemporal dementia genes and quickly became a world leader ... you haven’t heard of frontotemporal dementia, it’s not surprising. The disease ... researchers and physicians. Frontotemporal dementia is known to affect as many as 50,000

A New View of Alzheimer’s

causes memory loss and debilitating dementia. And Alzheimer's is the third-leading ... amyloid and tau actually cause the dementia associated with Alzheimer's. Nor is ... to the brain that usually precede dementia. "No one can really prove exactly what ... that can lead to or contribute to dementia, especially among the elderly. These ... vascular brain injury. These causes of dementia often occur simultaneously, making

Listening is Key in New Alzheimer’s Study

groups. The delay means patients’ dementia may be significant by the time they ... African-American community in addressing dementia. “Our goal is to explore an innovative ... providing care for their loved ones with dementia,” he says. The study represents ... reluctant to go and be evaluated for dementia. Because of historical abuses in medical ... disparities in cognitive testing for dementia. The following Mayo researchers

Fragile DNA

DNA clues to study breast cancer, dementia, eye disease, and pharmaco-genomics

New directions in the study of Alzheimer’s disease

of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Researchers on Mayo Clinic’s ... factors that protect people from dementia. Ultimately, those resilience factors ... on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias,” says Dr. Petrucelli. ... dementia

3D Brain Model Advances Alzheimer’s Research at Mayo Clinic

with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia.  Research at Mayo into the pathology ... therapies. Read more about Mayo’s dementia research on our website. "Our human

Preclinical Research Shows Senescent Cell Removal Improves Cognitive Function

animals that already show signs of dementia. The results of these tests using ... and age-related disorders, such as dementia, Type-2 diabetes and nonalcoholic