A new type of dementia called END according to a recent scientific study, published in the «Brain» magazine is nearly as common as Alzheimer's disease. This is determined by a group of international scientists working in Dementia preferred limbic age (later), which now has been defined for the first time and identified as encephalopathy TDP-forty-third
"There are in this report, including the definition of late, is crucial to raise awareness and promote research as a disease and the stage of Alzheimer's," he said, for his part, Richard Hodes, director of the National Institute on Aging (NIH) in the United States.
TDP-43 is a protein that normally helps regulate gene expression in the brain and other tissues. "The clinical and neuro-cognitive characteristics affect several areas of delay knew coming to influence the activities of daily life," says the guide.
"Many clinical treatment trials for Alzheimer's disease fail because they & # 39 are including patients who are to be excluded," warns Maria Angeles Martin Requero, whose lab at the Center for Biological Research (CSIC) in Madrid, explores the role TDP -43 protein in dementia, for Spain the country.