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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   

What is dementia?

amylin deposition1 - education1 - cognitive enhancement1 - risk of dementia12 - apraxia3 - brain tissue biopsy1 - stroke9 - lack of concentration1 - predict dementia2 - thomas willis1 - memory capacity1 - agitation2 - arteriosclerosis2 - impaired memory1 - dementias first signs1 - esquirol1 - risk for alzheimer disease1 - low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 61 - aids related dementia1 - mental impairment1 - hearing1 - dementia of lewy body1 - korsakoff psychosis11 - neurotrophic factor1 - healthy diet1 - brain structure1 - uncategorized1 - adam101 - korsakoff syndrome3 - dementia of the alzheimer type1 -