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TABLE 1 Neary Criteria for Frontotemporal Dementia, Supportive Features Include Neuropsychological Abnormalities, Language Dysfunction, and Poor Self-Care 1.
iPSC models can now be used to better understand dementia, and in particular frontotemporal dementia, and might lead to the development of drugs that can curtail or slow down the degeneration of cortical neurons," Verfaillie says.
Familial frontotemporal dementia associated with a novel presenilin-1 mutation.
Aberrantly modified forms of tau have been correlated with dementias such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), Frontotemporal Dementia, PSP, and other tauopathies.
This Phase III double-blind placebo-controlled study is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of LMTX(TM) in patients diagnosed with behavioural variant Frontotemporal Dementia (bvFTD).
TEHRAN (FNA)- A loss of cells in the retina is one of the earliest signs of frontotemporal dementia in people with a genetic risk for the disorder -- even before any changes appear in their behavior -- scientists have found.
These infectious proteins are now understood to be involved in numerous neurodegenerative diseases in humans and animals, including Alzheimer s, Parkinson s, frontotemporal dementia and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD).
To complete the demonstration, individuals with hippocampus damage due to Alzheimer's disease were tested in the same choice task, as were individuals with a behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD), arising from prefrontal degeneration.
There's also a considerable overlap between many symptoms of early-onset or atypical Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia, a conundrum that contributes to a delayed diagnosis of both conditions.
He said: "My mum is 76 and has been diagnosed with two forms of dementia - frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers found a protein deficiency may be linked to frontotemporal dementia - FTD - a form of dementia that is similar to Alzheimer's disease.

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