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Living with Dementia

Picks Disease

Gene for Lou Gehrig’s Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia Identified

Frontotemporal dementia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease -  two fatal neurodegenerative disease with distinct symptoms - are triggered by a common mutation in many cases, according to researchers who say they have identified the mutated gene.

In the study, reported in the September 21 online issue of Neuron,… Gene for Lou Gehrig’s Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia Identified   

How to Recognize Dementia Symptoms

The term dementia describes a group of common symptoms associated with illnesses caused by gradual and progressive death of the brain cells. Some examples of diseases presenting with dementia symptoms are Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, Pick’s disease, etc. Since there is no way these dead brain cells can be revived, dementia as it progresses can… How to Recognize Dementia Symptoms   

I have Alzheimer Disease

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