Five studies presented at SfN collectively delve into why a healthy heart and lungs may guard against Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia.
Browsing: vascular dementia
Findings from a population-wide study have indicated that therapeutic doses of lithium may improve learning and modify risk of developing dementia.
This report discusses how drug repurposing can be harnessed to identify new therapeutic opportunities, where such efforts are already yielding promising results, and which ones must be considered failures.
Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leucoancepahlopathy presenting with postpartum psychosis and late-onset stroke
In this article the authors aims to describe the unusual presentation of a novel family with cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leucoancepahlopathy.
Unravelling the pathophysiology of chronic stroke lesions could yield treatments for stroke-related dementia
Kristian Doyle (University of Arizona, AZ, USA) discusses the need for develpment of treatments for stroke-related dementia and understanding the pathophysiology associated with chronic stroke lesions.