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The term frontotemporal lobar degeneration refers to a group of neurodegenerative disorders that target the frontal and temporal lobes.
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Research conducted by Taipei Veterans General Hospital has shown that patients suffering from narrowing of the carotid artery may also suffer from mild dementia, a condition recognizable by dizziness and minor amnesia.
"Sharing and building on best practices that are already working well across the country means we can make a huge difference in the lives of Canadians affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias," says The Alzheimer Society is asking all levels of government to support a national dementia plan.
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Bottom Line: Cerebral spinal fluid levels of I2-amyloid 42 are associated with the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease and accumulation in the brain independent of apolipoprotein E gene makeup.
Are you caring for a loved one with memory loss or Alzheimer's disease? Come listen to the inspiring and encouraging words from Amy Newmark, publisher and editor-in-chief of Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, at the Ridgefield Library on Sept.
The first evidence that the lack of a naturally occurring protein is linked to early signs of dementia has been provided by researchers.
Scientists from the University of Huddersfield reported that dementia and neuro-inflammation may be curbed by a natural compound found in pomegranate.
Mindfulness training for individuals with early-stage dementia and their caregivers together in the same class was beneficial for both groups, easing depression and improving sleep and quality of life.
"By the age of 40, 100 percent of all individuals with Down syndrome have the pathology of Alzheimer's in their brain," Michael Rafii, director of the Memory Disorders Clinic at the University of California, San Diego, told NPR in a recent feature about how people with Down syndrome are helping researchers understand more about the memory disease.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 04:42 pm
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