Dementia Today.net

Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Living with Dementia

Amyloid Beta Protein

Study shows Alzheimer’s disease may spread by ‘jumping’ from 1 brain region to another

For decades, researchers have debated whether Alzheimer’s disease starts independently in vulnerable brain regions at different times, or if it begins in one region and then spreads to neuroanatomically connected areas. A new study by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers strongly supports the latter, demonstrating that abnormal tau protein, a key feature of… Study shows Alzheimer’s disease may spread by ‘jumping’ from 1 brain region to another   



Enid and George - Life with dementia

olive oil1 - karl wernicke4 - risk for alzheimer's1 - apoplectic dementia1 - atypical alzheimer disease1 - neurodegenerative disease9 - idiocy1 - fronto temporal lobar degeneration1 - uncategorized1 - tau protein1 - brain insulin1 - learning skills1 - tetrahydrocannabinol1 - mild tremor1 - brain amyloid imaging1 - cognitive testing2 - hiv infection1 - ßsecretase-11 - risk for dementia1 - deep brain stimulation2 - genetic evidence1 - executive function1 - meryl streep1 - ad diagnosing1 - misplacing items1 - personal care1 - napa1 - amyloid-beta protein1 - cholinesterase inhibitors1 - major depression1 -