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Scientists have mounted evidence for the link between APOE4 and the white matter lesions common in vascular dementia

Scientists have been trying to figure out how the apolipoprotein E4 (APOE4) allele increases a person’s risk for late-onset Alzheimer’s [...]
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Researchers reveal how the destruction of pericytes lead to white matter damage degeneration

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes could start at 40 In a mouse study, scientists at the University of Southern California (USC) in [...]
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40% of intracerebral hemorrhage survivors diagnosed with depression

A recent longitudinal study found that 40 percent of ICH survivors had depression within five years. The researchers also noted [...]
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MarkVCID takes aim at vascular disease-linked cognitive impairment and dementia

NIH launches consortium to accelerate development of biomarkers for small vessel VCID To better predict, study, and diagnose small vessel [...]
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Dutch neuroradiologists highlight imaging advances at RSNA 2016

During a special session on “Advances in neuro-degenerative and neuro-vascular diseases” at this year’s RSNA meeting, delegates found out why [...]
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Unique structure of brain blood vessel amyloid discovered

A new path to research on Alzheimer’s disease and its cause Accumulating amounts of amyloid in the brain have been [...]
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Patient enrollment for IDEAS Study, largest brain amyloid scanning research

Participating dementia specialists may enroll patients to participate in the Imaging Dementia—Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study at IDEAS-Study.org. Primary [...]
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Risk factors associated with early vs delayed dementia after ICH

Study suggests mechanisms behind timing of post-ICH cognitive decline Scientists from the Center for Human Genetic Research at Massachusetts General [...]
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Anti-platelet therapy might treat vascular dementia

Mice study shows heart medication helps reduce build-up of plaque in brain’s blood vessels Study led by German Professor Margitta [...]
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Women’s dementia risk reflected by alterations in brain protein

Changes in Myelin Basic Protein more common in women Several studies have shown that women suffer a higher risk of [...]
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