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Dementia is not a specific disease. It is a descriptive term for a collection of symptoms that can be caused by a number of disorders that affect the brain. People with dementia have significantly impaired intellectual functioning that interferes with normal activities and relationships. They also lose their ability to solve problems and maintain emotional control, and they may experience personality changes and behavioral problems, such as agitation, delusions, and hallucinations.
West Virginia University performs revolutionary Alzheimer's treatment

West Virginia University performs revolutionary Alzheimer's treatment

Gut dysbiosis in people with Huntington's disease may offer a potential target for future treatment

Gut dysbiosis in people with Huntington's disease may offer a potential target for future treatment

Specific protein found at high levels in the blood of people with early signs of Alzheimer's

Specific protein found at high levels in the blood of people with early signs of Alzheimer's

Discovering the Critical Role of Astrocytes in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Discovering the Critical Role of Astrocytes in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Study validates new pharmacological target for Alzheimer’s disease

Study validates new pharmacological target for Alzheimer’s disease

Genes and cardiovascular health contribute to a person's dementia risk

Genes and cardiovascular health contribute to a person's dementia risk

Study: High levels of iron in the blood can prevent age-related damage

Study: High levels of iron in the blood can prevent age-related damage

New link found between impaired brain energy metabolism and delirium

New link found between impaired brain energy metabolism and delirium

TMEM106B gene reveals the causes of neurodegenerative diseases

TMEM106B gene reveals the causes of neurodegenerative diseases

Study may help design effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

Study may help design effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers identify how certain gene mutations cause ALS

Researchers identify how certain gene mutations cause ALS

Toxic tau may spread in the brain via connected neurons

Toxic tau may spread in the brain via connected neurons

Gene linked to dementia increases the risk of developing severe COVID-19

Gene linked to dementia increases the risk of developing severe COVID-19

Researchers design antibody to identify pathogens of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers design antibody to identify pathogens of Alzheimer's disease

New model mimics early embryonic stages of the human brain

New model mimics early embryonic stages of the human brain

Aging neurons build up DNA damage, study finds

Aging neurons build up DNA damage, study finds

Discovering a Protein that Controls Brain-Blood Vessel Development

Discovering a Protein that Controls Brain-Blood Vessel Development

Study identifies link between gut microbiome and neurodegenerative disease

Study identifies link between gut microbiome and neurodegenerative disease

More Berries, Apples And Tea May Have Protective Benefits Against Alzheimer's

More Berries, Apples And Tea May Have Protective Benefits Against Alzheimer's

Study identifies causative factors for neurodegenerative diseases

Study identifies causative factors for neurodegenerative diseases