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Mayo Clinic Study of Thousands of Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease

Mayo Clinic Study of Thousands of Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — By examining more than 3,600 postmortem brains, researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rochester, Minnesota, have found that the progression of dysfunctional tau protein drives the cognitive decline and memory loss seen in Alzheimer’s disease. Amyloid, the other toxic protein that characterizes Alzheimer’s, builds [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

Is it Dementia, or Just Normal Aging? New Tool May Help Triage

Is it Dementia, or Just Normal Aging? New Tool May Help Triage

ROCHESTER, Minn – Researchers at Mayo Clinic developed a new scoring system to help determine which elderly people may be at a higher risk of developing the memory and thinking problems that can lead to dementia.  The study is published in the March 18, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the [...]

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Alzheimer’s Disease/Meditation: Mayo Clinic Radio

It's estimated that 5 million Americans age 65 and older may have Alzheimer's disease. And with an aging population on the rise, that number is expected to increase dramatically in the coming years. On this week's program, Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, has the latest [...]

Created by Joel Streed

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

It's estimated that 5 million Americans age 65 and older may have Alzheimer's disease. And with an aging population on the rise, that number is expected to increase dramatically in the coming years. On this week's program, Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, has the latest [...]

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TDP43 Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Keith Josephs comments on a study which may have found a new culprit when it comes to Alzheimer's disease. To listen, click the link below. TDP43 Study

Created by Joel Streed

Mayo Clinic Receives $5.75 Million Gift for Lewy Body Dementia Research

Mayo Clinic Receives $5.75 Million Gift for Lewy Body Dementia Research

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, has received a $5.75 million gift from the Harry T. Mangurian Jr. Foundation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to advance the study of Lewy body dementia, a deadly disease that causes a progressive decline in mental and physical abilities. The new Mayo [...]

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Dickson: Lewy Body Dementia Gift - Related Sleep Disorder (:19)

Dennis Dickson, M.D., a neuropathologist and director of the Mayo Clinic Dorothy and Harry T. Mangurian Jr. Lewy Body Dementia Program at Mayo Clinic in Florida, discusses Lewy body dementia, a deadly disease that causes a progressive decline in mental and physical abilities.

Created by Jason Pratt

Dickson: Lewy Body Dementia Gift - The Manguarian Gift (:35)

Dennis Dickson, M.D., a neuropathologist and director of the Mayo Clinic Dorothy and Harry T. Mangurian Jr. Lewy Body Dementia Program at Mayo Clinic in Florida, discusses Lewy body dementia, a deadly disease that causes a progressive decline in mental and physical abilities.

Created by Jason Pratt

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