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Latrepirdine demonstrates new potential against neurodegenerative conditions

Latrepirdine demonstrates new potential against neurodegenerative conditions

Everyday words that describe feelings lost in dementia

Everyday words that describe feelings lost in dementia

VEN occurs also in the insula of macaque monkeys

VEN occurs also in the insula of macaque monkeys

Rare form of dementia eats away at personality and language

Rare form of dementia eats away at personality and language

Grape-derived compound may prevent neurodegenerative disorders involving tau neuropathology

Grape-derived compound may prevent neurodegenerative disorders involving tau neuropathology

Neuron-killing pathology of AD requires presence of a-beta and elevated p-tau levels

Neuron-killing pathology of AD requires presence of a-beta and elevated p-tau levels

Computer modeling supports theory that many dementias spread like prion diseases

Computer modeling supports theory that many dementias spread like prion diseases

Alzheimer's may spread through connected neurons

Alzheimer's may spread through connected neurons

A&G, Mayo Medical sign license agreement for new progranulin blood test for FTD

A&G, Mayo Medical sign license agreement for new progranulin blood test for FTD

New phone number to University of Michigan memory loss and dementia services

New phone number to University of Michigan memory loss and dementia services

FDG-PET safe and accurate in detecting dementia, Alzheimer's

FDG-PET safe and accurate in detecting dementia, Alzheimer's

Neuroscientists discover gene responsible for HDLS

Neuroscientists discover gene responsible for HDLS

Study highlights importance of diagnosing 'overlap syndrome' in sufferers of ALS, FTD

Study highlights importance of diagnosing 'overlap syndrome' in sufferers of ALS, FTD

Scientists discover second faulty gene linked to ALS

Scientists discover second faulty gene linked to ALS

Wnt signaling pathway plays an important role in early-onset dementia

Wnt signaling pathway plays an important role in early-onset dementia

Families help identify new gene for motor neuron disease

Families help identify new gene for motor neuron disease

Researchers identify common genetic mutation for ALS, frontotemporal dementia

Researchers identify common genetic mutation for ALS, frontotemporal dementia

Scientists discover new genetic mutation for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Scientists discover new genetic mutation for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Scientists identify common cause of all forms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Scientists identify common cause of all forms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Role of molecular imaging in diagnosis and clinical trials

Role of molecular imaging in diagnosis and clinical trials