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Understanding the Role of the Vasculature in Dementia

Dementia is traditionally grouped into vascular dementia, Alzheimer's dementia, Parkinson's dementia and other causes of dementia. Vascular dementia is generally thought to be a consequence of strokes but there are some recent studies indicating that even Alzheimer's dementia may have a vascular underpinning. Vascular permeability is increased in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease and it is possible that similar... more »

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A parasite?

We know Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and Luey Body Dementia are all related. Could it be they are all caused by a parasite (Luey bodies) that gives different symptoms depending on the area of the brain they infest? They would be electrically active and shorting out different parts of the brain. They might also be transmissible through intimate contact between human beings.

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