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Living with Dementia

Dopaminergic Neurons

Freezing Parkinson’s in Its Tracks

Parkinson’s disease, a disorder which affects movement and cognition, affects over a million Americans, including actor Michael J. Fox, who first brought it to the attention of many TV-watching Americans. It’s characterized by a gradual loss of neurons that produce dopamine. Mutations in the gene known as DJ-1 lead to accelerated loss of dopaminergic… Freezing Parkinson’s in Its Tracks   

Alzheimer’s Disease

living with dementia1 - hydrocephalus1 - cognitive performance1 - verbal fluency1 - k21 - mini-mental state examination2 - alzheimer's experience1 - traumatic forms of dementia1 - behavioural deterioration1 - fragmentation of dementia1 - deep-brain stimulation3 - amyloid beta protein2 - coffee consumption1 - amyloid plaque4 - protein plaques1 - reversible dementia syndrome1 - dementia resistant1 - missing person1 - cognitive deterioration2 - tau protein1 - physical discomfort1 - tfp5 treatment1 - thiamin deficiency1 - movement disorder2 - parkinson's symptoms3 - alzheimer brain1 - difficulties with swallowing1 - tau3 - anti-hypertension medication1 - impaired memory1 -