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Tuesday Q and A: Many conditions result in dementia, but Alzheimer’s is most common

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? Are they hereditary? ANSWER: Dementia is a broad term used to describe a group of symptoms that interferes with a person's thinking and the ability to function well in day-to-day activities. Many conditions can result in dementia, but [...]

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Forma atípica de doença de Alzheimer pode estar presente em um grande número de pacientes, diz a Mayo Clinic

JACKSONVILLE, Flórida — Neurocientistas da Clínica Mayo de Jacksonville, Flórida, definiram um subtipo de doença de Alzheimer (DA) que não é bem identificada, nem tratada apropriadamente. A forma variante de Doença de Alzeimer que não afeta o hipocampo, representa 11% de um total de 1.821 casos de cérebros [...]

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Forma atípica de la enfermedad de Alzheimer puede estar presente en un grande número de pacientes

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — Neurocientíficos de la Clínica Mayo en Jacksonville, Florida, han definido un subtipo de la enfermedad de Alzheimer (EA), que dicen no es ni reconocido ni tratado adecuadamente. La variante de la enfermedad de Alzheimer que no afecta el hipocampo, conformó el 11% de los 1.821 cerebros [...]

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Atypical Form of Alzheimer’s Disease May be Present in a More Widespread Number of Patients, Mayo Clinic Says

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Neuroscientists at Mayo Clinic in Florida have defined a subtype of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that they say is neither well recognized nor treated appropriately. The variant, called hippocampal sparing AD, made up 11 percent of the 1,821 AD-confirmed brains examined by Mayo Clinic researchers — suggesting [...]

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Why Some With Alzheimer’s Die Without Cognitive Impairment, While Others Do? A Third Protein Provides Clue Since the time of Dr. Alois Alzheimer himself, two proteins (beta-amyloid (Aβ) and tau) have become tantamount to Alzheimer’s disease (AD). But a Mayo Clinic study challenges the perception that these are the only important proteins accounting for the clinical features of the devastating [...]

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7 Tips To Prevent Memory Loss: Mayo Clinic Radio

Join us Saturday, March 29, at 9 a.m. CT, when we cover as much about Alzheimer's disease as we can in one hour! Director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Ronald Petersen, M.D.,Ph.D., will be with us to discuss a recent study listing Alzheimer's disease as the third-leading cause of death, and he'll comment on a news [...]

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