A gene that is critical in early stages of embryonic development appears to also play a key role in neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia, researchers say.
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Researchers uncover mechanism which controls synaptic growth and causes them to overgrow.
Researchers discover an abnormal protein that accumulates in the brains of patients affected with ALS and frontotemporal dementia. The findings have uncovered a potentially new therapeutic target and biomarker that would allow clinicians to confirm diagnosis of the diseases.
According to a new study, a drug previously prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis have been found to successfully reverse tau related symptoms in animal models of dementia.
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Study links anhedonia, or the loss of pleasure, to the early onset of frontotemporal dementia. Neuroimaging revealed symptoms of anhedonia were marked by atrophy in the frontal and striatal brain areas of those with FTD.