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Blood biomarkers are useful to detect Alzheimer’s disease

Blood biomarkers are useful to detect Alzheimer’s disease

Blood biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease Recent developments in blood markers have made possible to track the different pathophysiological processes that occur in Alzheimer’s disease through plasma analysis. Our study “Use of plasma biomarkers for AT...

What is the value of brain atrophy in frontotemporal dementia?

What is the value of brain atrophy in frontotemporal dementia?

Atrophy and frontotemporal dementia The behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia is a frequent cause of neurodegenerative dementia and the first cause of Frontotemporal Lobular Degeneration. Patients with the behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia present...

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Circular RNAs in Alzheimer and frontotemporal dementia

Circular RNAs in Alzheimer and frontotemporal dementia

What are circular RNAs? RNAs are a type of molecules present in all human cells. They usually have a linear conformation. However, some species with a ring-like structure have recently been described and named “circular RNAs”, but little is known about their function....

Recommendations to protect people with Down syndrome against COVID-19

Recommendations to protect people with Down syndrome against COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak COVID-19, which has been listed as a pandemic by the World Health Organization, affects especially vulnerable people and those with previous illnesses. While there is still no evidence on how coronavirus COVID-19 disease affects people with...

International registry of people with Down syndrome and coronavirus

International registry of people with Down syndrome and coronavirus

The Alzheimer-Down Unit (Catalan Down Syndrome Foundation and Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau) participates in an international registry of people with Down syndrome affected by the coronavirus COVID-19 infection. This registry is powered by the Scientific...