Lewy Body Dementia

 Alzheimer's Pathologies in Synucleinopathies Indicates Dementia Course

Alzheimer's Pathologies in Synucleinopathies Indicates Dementia Course

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Increasing severity of AD pathology inversely correlated to decreases in time from motor symptoms to dementia onset and death.

Preserved Hippocampal Volume in MCI Predicts Progression to Lewy Body Dementia

Preserved Hippocampal Volume in MCI Predicts Progression to Lewy Body Dementia

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Patients with mild cognitive impairment with preserved hippocampal volume are at increased risk for dementia with Lewy bodies vs Alzheimer disease.

When It's Not Alzheimer's: The Differential Diagnosis of Dementia With Lewy Bodies

When It's Not Alzheimer's: The Differential Diagnosis of Dementia With Lewy Bodies

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According to a 2010 report based on a survey of caregivers of people with DLB, 78% of cases were initially misdiagnosed.

Retinal Imaging Identifies Disease Progression, Differentiation of Synucleinopathies

Retinal Imaging Identifies Disease Progression, Differentiation of Synucleinopathies

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OCT can precisely measure changes to the retinal structure.

Addressing REM Sleep Behavior Disorder in Parkinson's

Addressing REM Sleep Behavior Disorder in Parkinson's

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Over 60% of people with Parkinson's disease will have REM sleep behavior disorder, endangering them and their partners during the night.

Antibodies Targeting Alzheimer's May Benefit Other Prion Diseases

Antibodies Targeting Alzheimer's May Benefit Other Prion Diseases

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Monoclonal antibodies targeting tau and beta amyloid in Alzheimer's disease may also benefit other neurodegenerative diseases.

Alzheimer's Pathology Differs Between Blacks, Whites

Alzheimer's Pathology Differs Between Blacks, Whites

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The results suggest that specific Alzheimer's therapies may need to be developed to address differences in pathology.

Robin Williams and Missed Signs of Lewy Body Dementia

Robin Williams and Missed Signs of Lewy Body Dementia

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Williams' suicide emphasizes the importance of support for patients with Lewy Body Dementia and their families.

Coroner Report Shows Robin Williams Had Lewy Body Dementia

Coroner Report Shows Robin Williams Had Lewy Body Dementia

A coroner's report documenting the death of actor Robin Williams revealed that he had Lewy body dementia.

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