Neuroimaging and if necessary, genetic testing, can help to confirm an FTD diagnosis.
The investigators believe the association is related to exposure to pollutants from cars and roads.
Memantine therapy may put users at greater risk of developing pneumonia.
Increasing severity of AD pathology inversely correlated to decreases in time from motor symptoms to dementia onset and death.
Hormone therapy may reduce risk for death from vascular dementia in older women.
Patients experienced a 34% risk of a reduction in the ability to perform daily tasks independently.
Amyloid beta protein accumulation was present in the hearts of patients with Alzheimer's disease.
There is a clear lack of evidence in the pharmacologic guidance of sleep problems in dementia.
Patients with Alzheimer's disease tended to have increased thickness in the wall of their left ventricle.
The present findings, in combination with those from prior observational research, provide a solid rationale for further randomized trials.
There seems to be no effect on everyday functioning.
Eli Lilly's investigational Alzheimer's drug failed to meet the primary end point in the phase 3 EXPEDITION3 trial.
Higher levels of education and better management of cardiovascular risk factors may have contributed to this improvement.
Signals sent to the hand emerge as a typed message on a tablet computer, according to the report.
Patients with mild cognitive impairment with preserved hippocampal volume are at increased risk for dementia with Lewy bodies vs Alzheimer disease.
The foods most negatively correlated with ALSFRS-R score were milk, lunchmeats, and beef and pork.
Future studies should investigate other neuropsychiatric factors for their impact on early signs of AD.
Women aged 75 and older with a history of hypertension, stroke, and periodontitis were at a significantly greater risk of dementia.
The results indicate HERV-K activation as a potential mechanism for HIV-associated ALS.
Researchers hypothesize that thyroid function affects dementia risk through nonvascular pathways.
Previous studies have investigated the effects of exposing aged mice to the blood of young mice through heterochronic parabiosis or via injection of young blood plasma.
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