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Brain Scans Distinguish Between Dementia Types (BBC News / Neurology)

Summary Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania believe they may have discovered how to distinguish between different types of dementia without the need for invasive lumbar puncture tests to obtain cerebrospinal fluid (csf). Alzheimer’s and frontotemporal dementia share similar features and symptoms and can … Continue reading

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People Likely to Develop Alzheimer’s Disease are Potentially Identifiable Ten Years Earlier (Department of Health, Dementia)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012]. Summary People at risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) could be pre-diagnosed ten years before the disease becomes manifest, according to a … Continue reading

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