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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 Disease

myelination1 - substantia nigra7 - dotage1 - developing alzheimer's disease1 - experimental alzheimer's drug1 - metabolic syndrome1 - sleep-disordered breathing1 - pre-senile dementia1 - alzheimers symptoms1 - parkinsons disease10 - developing dementia2 - vesanic dementia2 - alcohol related dementia1 - atherosclerosis7 - neurofibrillary tangle1 - oxidative stress1 - dementia screening1 - adam10 enzyme1 - early-onset alzheimer's disease1 - risk factors1 - alcoholic encephalopathy10 - parkinsonian brain1 - idiocy1 - hypertension3 - mixed forms1 - healthy mind1 - alzheimer's treatments3 - tomosyn1 - stages of atherosclerosis1 - progressive movement disorder2 -