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Living with Dementia

Involuntary Movements

Huntington’s Disease (Huntington’s Chorea)

What is Huntington’s Disease?

Huntington’s diseaseHuntington’s disease is a progressive disease that results in the slow loss of affected brain cells. It is an inherited condition that begins in adulthood. At present, typical Huntington’s disease is a lethal condition. Huntington’s disease is characterised by involuntary movements, dementia and psychological disturbances that worsen as the… Huntington’s Disease (Huntington’s Chorea)   

Simple blood test diagnoses Parkinson’s disease long before symptoms appear

A new research report appearing in the December issue of the FASEB Journal shows how scientists from the United Kingdom have developed a simple blood test to detect Parkinson’s disease even at the earliest stages. The test is possible because scientists found a substance in the blood, called “phosphorylated alpha-synuclein,” which is common in… Simple blood test diagnoses Parkinson’s disease long before symptoms appear   

Alzheimer’s Disease

mid-life stress1 - mitochondrial function1 - mental exercises1 - amyloid-beta peptides1 - penn medicine1 - stupidity2 - vecordia1 - neurofibrillary tangle1 - mental confusion4 - zilboorg1 - decline in cognitive functioning1 - numeracy1 - mild tbi1 - leg tremors1 - amnestic mild cognitive impairment1 - causes of dementia1 - cerebral blood vessels1 - neurofibrillary tangles3 - memory losses1 - alzheimer's changes2 - atypical alzheimer disease1 - tau proteins1 - confabulatory euphoria1 - harvard medical school1 - problems with language1 - napa1 - inherited genes1 - exelon1 - cortical neurons1 - cardiovascular risk factors1 -