Study Finds Mix of Disease Processes at Work in Brains of Most People with Dementia - June 13, 2007.
Few older people die with brains untouched by a pathological process,
however, an individuala[euro](tm)s likelihood of having clinical signs
of dementia increases with the number of different disease processes
present in the brain, according to a new study. The research was funded
by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National
Institutes of Health, and conducted at the Rush Alzheimera[euro](tm)s
Disease Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Julie
Schneider, M.D., and colleagues report the findings in the journal
Neurology online today.
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