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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.
Study reveals surprising insights into RNA-binding proteins

Study reveals surprising insights into RNA-binding proteins

Study highlights need for further evidence to improve symptom management in end of life care

Study highlights need for further evidence to improve symptom management in end of life care

People diagnosed with traumatic brain injury may have increased risk of Parkinson's disease, shows study

People diagnosed with traumatic brain injury may have increased risk of Parkinson's disease, shows study

Novel interactive diagram shows many facets of mild traumatic brain injury

Novel interactive diagram shows many facets of mild traumatic brain injury

Higher levels of education linked to lower dementia risk in older African Americans

Higher levels of education linked to lower dementia risk in older African Americans

Sitting for too long can affect memory

Sitting for too long can affect memory

The memory area of the brain may also yield vital clues about mental health illnesses

The memory area of the brain may also yield vital clues about mental health illnesses

Researchers unlock new way to use cell's nanostructures as disease biomarkers

Researchers unlock new way to use cell's nanostructures as disease biomarkers

Reducing sedentary behavior may be possible target to improve brain health

Reducing sedentary behavior may be possible target to improve brain health

People with rare dementia may employ intact brain areas for help with language

People with rare dementia may employ intact brain areas for help with language

LSD1 enzyme regulates skeletal muscle differentiation and metabolic activity

LSD1 enzyme regulates skeletal muscle differentiation and metabolic activity

People with TBI have increased risk of developing dementia

People with TBI have increased risk of developing dementia

Study explores relationship between age at menopause and memory

Study explores relationship between age at menopause and memory

The brain fights neurodegenerative diseases by shifting resources

The brain fights neurodegenerative diseases by shifting resources

Is there such a thing as normal aging?

Is there such a thing as normal aging?

Traumatic brain injury associated with higher risk of dementia

Traumatic brain injury associated with higher risk of dementia

Experts develop biology-based research framework for Alzheimer’s

Experts develop biology-based research framework for Alzheimer’s

Experts develop biology-based research framework for Alzheimer’s

Experts develop biology-based research framework for Alzheimer’s

ALS and frontotemporal dementia share genetic connections

ALS and frontotemporal dementia share genetic connections

Controlling blood pressure can prevent dementia in older African-Americans with hypertension

Controlling blood pressure can prevent dementia in older African-Americans with hypertension