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Multi-Million-Dollar Grants for Research in Dementia Striking Younger People Projects will help advance research through collaborations and development of novel strategies for frontotemporal dementia Rochester, Minn. — Mayo Clinic has been awarded two grants for large, five-year projects on frontotemporal dementia (FTD), characterized by degeneration of the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. While rare, it may strike [...]

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Researchers develop strategy to combat genetic ALS, FTD

Potential biomarker discovered to monitor disease progression, therapy JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A team of researchers at Mayo Clinic and The Scripps Research Institute in Florida have developed a new therapeutic strategy to combat the most common genetic risk factor for the neurodegenerative disorders amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s [...]

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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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Frontotemporal Dementia

Dementia is a problem of the elderly, right? Generally that's true. But there is one form of the disease that can strike people when they are very young, in their 20's or even their teens. It's called Frontotemporal Dementia, or FTD. And while rare, it devastates lives by rapidly turning [...]

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Quest for the Gene: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Rosa Rademakers tells us about a potential breakthrough regarding research into two deadly disease... ALS and FTD. To listen, click the link below. Quest For The Gene

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