• Mini-Mental Stat
  • A CSF AD profile was observed in 25% of DLB patients, compared with only 9% of PDD and 3% of PD without dementia.Within DLB, patients with a CSF AD profile were older, more often female, performed worse on the Mini-Mental State Examination, and had shorter disease duration compared with patients with normal CSF. (lu.se)
  • Diagnosis
  • Biopsy of the submandibular gland then also may be able to provide a more accurate diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies during life," explained lead investigator Thomas G. Beach, MD, PhD, Head and Senior Scientist at the Civin Laboratory for Neuropathology, Director of the Brain and Body Donation Program, Banner Sun Health Research Institute (BSHRI), Phoenix, Arizona. (eurekalert.org)
  • years
  • The population-based study found that patients with these diseases died about two years earlier than the general population. (disabled-world.com)
  • citation needed] In his last years Dr. Walsh suffered from Lewy body disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although hippocampal sclerosis is relatively commonly found among elderly people (≈10% of individuals over the age of 85 years), association between this disease and ageing remains unknown. (wikipedia.org)
  • synucleinopathies
  • This helps understanding on how these diseases work," Dr. Savica says, noting that the paper is among the first comprehensive studies of the survival and cause of death of people with synucleinopathies, compared with the general population. (disabled-world.com)
  • common
  • As the body ages, it continues to produce black melanin but stops producing the brown version, explaining the grey hair common in the elderly. (wikipedia.org)
  • The name granule cell has been used by anatomists for a number of different types of neuron whose only common feature is that they all have very small cell bodies. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • Socioeconomic correlates of health have been well established in the study of heart disease, lung cancer, and diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • main
  • Since their main component is conformationally modified AS, aggregation of the latter is thought to be a key pathogenic event in these diseases. (mdpi.com)