Tag Archives: Pathology and Imaging Studies

Neuroimaging for Early Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Disease

Summary The roles of magnetic resonance and radionuclide imaging in the early diagnosis and pre-clinical detection of dementia and parkinsonism are reviewed. Structural imaging has traditionally been used to exclude alternate diagnoses, but recent advances in magnetic resonance and multimodal … Continue reading

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Education and Dementia: the Cognitive Reserve Hypothesis

Summary Cognitive reserve (CR) or brain reserve capacity is a hypothesis about why people with a  higher IQ, education or level of occupational attainment appear to have a lower risk of developing dementia, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or vascular dementia (VaD). … Continue reading

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