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#PWChat Recap: The Complexities of Dementia Care

Jul 12, 2021

The latest installment of the #PWChat series centered around trends in continuing medical education. Below are the highlights from the chat. You can read the full transcript here, by scrolling th...

[Dynamic neuropathology of tauopathy].

Feb 25, 2021

Tauopathy is defined as abnormal accumulation of aberrantly phosphorylated microtubule-associated protein tau in the central nervous system, best demonstrated by immunocytochemistry using anti-tau ant...

[Dynamic neuropathology of tauopathy].

Feb 22, 2021

Tauopathy is defined as abnormal accumulation of aberrantly phosphorylated microtubule-associated protein tau in the central nervous system, best demonstrated by immunocytochemistry using anti-tau ant...

[Dynamic neuropathology of tauopathy].

Feb 18, 2021

Tauopathy is defined as abnormal accumulation of aberrantly phosphorylated microtubule-associated protein tau in the central nervous system, best demonstrated by immunocytochemistry using anti-tau ant...

[Dynamic neuropathology of tauopathy].

Feb 15, 2021

Tauopathy is defined as abnormal accumulation of aberrantly phosphorylated microtubule-associated protein tau in the central nervous system, best demonstrated by immunocytochemistry using anti-tau ant...

[Dynamic neuropathology of tauopathy].

Feb 08, 2021

Tauopathy is defined as abnormal accumulation of aberrantly phosphorylated microtubule-associated protein tau in the central nervous system, best demonstrated by immunocytochemistry using anti-tau ant...

[Dynamic neuropathology of tauopathy].

Feb 04, 2021

Tauopathy is defined as abnormal accumulation of aberrantly phosphorylated microtubule-associated protein tau in the central nervous system, best demonstrated by immunocytochemistry using anti-tau ant...

[Dynamic neuropathology of tauopathy].

Feb 01, 2021

Tauopathy is defined as abnormal accumulation of aberrantly phosphorylated microtubule-associated protein tau in the central nervous system, best demonstrated by immunocytochemistry using anti-tau ant...

[Dynamic neuropathology of tauopathy].

Jan 28, 2021

Tauopathy is defined as abnormal accumulation of aberrantly phosphorylated microtubule-associated protein tau in the central nervous system, best demonstrated by immunocytochemistry using anti-tau ant...

Mental Disorders May Up Risk for Subsequent Medical Conditions

Apr 30, 2020

THURSDAY, April 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The presence of a mental disorder is associated with an increased risk for many subsequent medical conditions, according to a study on a Danish population ...

Psoriasis Tied to Higher Alzheimer Disease Risk

Apr 30, 2020

THURSDAY, April 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The incidence of Alzheimer disease (AD) is significantly higher in patients with psoriasis versus individuals without psoriasis, according to a Korean stud...

Many Legal Marijuana Products Too Strong for Treating Pain

Apr 03, 2020

FRIDAY, April 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Legally dispensed marijuana products have stronger concentrations of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) than needed for chronic pain relief, acc...

[Dynamic neuropathology of tauopathy].

Jan 24, 2020

Tauopathy is defined as abnormal accumulation of aberrantly phosphorylated microtubule-associated protein tau in the central nervous system, best demonstrated by immunocytochemistry using anti-tau ant...

Novel PET Staging System May Help Monitor Alzheimer Disease

Jul 18, 2019

THURSDAY, July 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A staging system of β-amyloid (Aβ) accumulation may be useful for monitoring patients throughout the course of Alzheimer disease (AD), according t...

Androgen Deprivation Therapy May Up Risk of Alzheimer Disease

Jul 09, 2019

TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Among elderly patients with prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) exposure is associated with subsequent diagnosis of Alzheimer disease or demen...

Virtual Reality IDs Navigation Issues in Early Alzheimer Disease

Jun 12, 2019

WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- An entorhinal cortex-based virtual reality navigation task can differentiate patients with mild cognitive impairment at low and high risk for developing de...

Conference Highlights: AAN 2019

May 07, 2019

New research was presented at AAN 2019, the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, from May 4-10 in Philadelphia. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the conferen...

AEDs Tied to Higher Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer Patients

Apr 15, 2019

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Antiepileptic drug (AED) use may increase the risk for pneumonia in patients with Alzheimer disease (AD), according to a study recently published in the Jour...

Inflammation Drives Progression of Alzheimer's

Dec 21, 2017

According to a study by scientists of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) and the University of Bonn now published in the journal Nature, inflammatory mechanisms caused by the bra...

Healthy Mitochondria Could Stop Alzheimer's

Dec 07, 2017

Still without cure, Alzheimer's poses a significant burden on public health systems. Most treatments focus on reducing the formation of amyloid plaques, but these approaches have been inconclusive. As...