Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Researchers identify biomarker for diagnosing vascular dementia

Measuring a key blood molecule may help doctors diagnose whether or how much impaired blood flow to a patient's brain is contributing to dementia or cognitive problems, according to a new study led by a UCLA Health researcher.


What is vascular dementia?

Vascular dementia is a general term describing problems with reasoning, planning, judgment, memory and other thought processes caused by brain damage from impaired blood flow to your brain.


The same genes may underlie cardiometabolic diseases and dementia

Being affected by several cardiometabolic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and stroke, is linked to a greatly increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. A new twin study by researchers from Karolinska Institutet ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Epilepsy: Causes and risk factors

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about the causes of and risk factors for epilepsy.

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