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Living with Dementia

Down Syndrome

Types of dementia

There are many types of dementia. The effects of the different types of dementia are similar, but not identical, as each one tends to affect different parts of the brain.

There are over 100 diseases that can cause dementia. The most common types of dementia are described in this section.

AIDS related dementiaTypes of dementia   

Alzheimer’s disease works differently in patients with and without Down syndrome

Researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging have completed a study that revealed differences in the way brain inflammation - considered a key component of AD—is expressed in different subsets of patients, in particular people with Down syndrome (DS) and AD.

People with Down syndrome have a third copy of Chromosome… Alzheimer’s disease works differently in patients with and without Down syndrome   


alzheimer’s patients1 - alpha-synuclein proteins1 - initiative1 - remarriage1 - dopamine levels1 - mental exercises1 - ipscs1 - meryl streep1 - acute excitement1 - fight dementia1 - perusini1 - parkinsonian brain1 - blood vessels1 - vitamin b-11 - irreversible dementia syndrome1 - clinical conclusions1 - skin problems1 - ssri2 - inflammation1 - play-up programme1 - memory disorders2 - parkinson's psychosis1 - imbeciles1 - kahlbaum3 - α-synuclein protein2 - gum disease1 - rem-sleep behavior disorder1 - melancholia2 - movement disorders1 - neurodegenerative diseases1 -