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Researchers find cause of frontotemporal dementia
...se. Frontotemporal dementia After Alzheimer's, frontotemporal
dementia is the most prevalent form of dementia in patients younger than 65. FTD affects the frontal lobe, causing the brain tissue to die off. The frontal lobe is the foremost part of the brain and accounts for about 30% of the brain's mass. Among o...
Study offers window into human behavior, brain disease
... target of the degenerative brain disease known as frontotemporal
dementia, which is as common as Alzheimer's diseas...d the human brain vulnerable to disease, including frontotemporal
dementia, and, possibly, disorders such as autism and schizophrenia, the researchers say. In addi...
Vasectomy may put men at risk for type of dementia
...n a smaller group of 30 men with a dementia called frontotemporal
dementia (FTD,) 37 percent had undergone a vasectomy. The earliest symptoms of FTD are personality changes, lack of judgment and bizarre behavior. As in PPA, FTD usually starts at an earlier age, in the 40s and 50s. One of Weintraub's patients wit...