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Living with Dementia

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Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Signs and Symptoms

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a transmissible, rapidly progressing, fatal neurodegenerative disorder called a spongioform degeneration that seems to be related to “mad cow disease.”

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) affects many areas of the brain. At UCSF, CJD is sometimes called the “great mimicker” because it causes symptoms that occur in many other neurological diseases. … Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Signs and Symptoms   

Dementia remains ‘hidden disease’

AROUND 4,000 people are being diagnosed with dementia every year but it remains a largely hidden and largely invisible disease, a new report warned yesterday.

The report found that the diagnosis of dementia was the exception rather than the rule for those who lived at home, as opposed to in care.

There are now… Dementia remains ‘hidden disease’   

Living With Dementia

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