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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   

Going Home (A short film on Dementia)

degeneration theory1 - decline in memory1 - behavioral signs1 - beta-amyloid peptides1 - chronic sleep deprivation1 - sleep disturbances1 - myxoedema1 - stupidity2 - cognitive functioning2 - the gerontological society of america1 - management of delirium1 - amyloid imaging taskforce1 - alcoholism1 - igf-11 - tau3 - coffee2 - alzheimer's plan1 - schizophrenic1 - traumatic forms of dementia1 - aids related dementia1 - mild tbi1 - parkinsonism1 - alzheimer's prevention1 - brain amyloid imaging1 - overweight1 - health and wellness1 - deficiency of thiamine1 - abstract thinking1 - sinequan1 - basal ganglia1 -