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Living with Dementia

Lewy Body Dementia

Types of Dementia Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease is a common disorder of deep brain structures that help control movement. Over time, many people with Parkinson’s disease develop Parkinson’s Disease Dementia. The majority of Parkinson’s Disease patients over the age if 65 develop dementia within a few years. Even younger people with Parkinson’s Disease can develop dementia -  one community… Types of Dementia Parkinson’s Disease   

Cancer drug prevents build-up of toxic brain protein

Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center have used tiny doses of a leukemia drug to halt accumulation of toxic proteins linked to Parkinson’s disease in the brains of mice. This finding provides the basis to plan a clinical trial in humans to study the effects.

They say their study, published online May 10 in… Cancer drug prevents build-up of toxic brain protein   

Alzheimer’s Disease

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