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Living with Dementia

Degenerative Dementia

Differential diagnosis of dementia

Aging and cognitive decline

There is a natural age-associated modification in cognition. As a consequence, it can be problematic distinguishing between cognitive impairment associated with normal aging and early dementia. In addition, ‘mild cognitive impairment’ (MCI) can be experienced. This is characterized by an abnormal level of cognitive impairment, albeit that it does not… Differential diagnosis of dementia   

Link between brain insulin resistance, neuronal stress in worsening Alzheimer’s disease

Rhode Island Hospital researcher Suzanne de la Monte, M.D., has found a link between brain insulin resistance (diabetes) and two other key mediators of neuronal injury that help Alzheimer’s disease (AD) to propagate. The research found that once AD is established, therapeutic efforts must also work to reduce toxin production in the brain. The… Link between brain insulin resistance, neuronal stress in worsening Alzheimer’s disease   

What is dementia?

terminal cognitive failure1 - coronary heart disease1 - vitamin b12 deficiency1 - alzheimers society2 - memory lapses2 - amyloid beta peptide1 - early alzheimer's damage1 - behavioral symptoms1 - alzheimer's patient1 - vascular dementia13 - apolipoprotein1 - confabulation1 - rem-sleep behavior disorder1 - morosis1 - vesanic dementia2 - aricept1 - autism spectrum disorder1 - diabetes10 - petersen1 - magnetic resonance imaging3 - dementia alliance1 - amyloid-beta plaque1 - wernicke's disease10 - risk for cognitive decline1 - psychosis polyneurotica1 - fish oil supplements1 - mycobacterium tuberculosis1 - difficulties with swallowing1 - dimebon1 - emotional lability1 -