Dementia is a loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases. Alzheimer's disease (AD), is one form of dementia that gradually gets worse over time. It affects memory, thinking, and behavior.
A potential marker of glial cell activity was identified in one study which found increased uptake of the compound [11C]DAA1106 in people with Alzheimer's Disease suggesting that glial cell activity might be increased.
Aim of this review is to provide a description of typical clinical and imaging features of all neurodegenerative diseases, especially idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD) and Alzheimer's disease (AD). ...
It is a challenge for neuroimaging to contribute to the early diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease. .... The images show FDG-PET and axial FLAIR images of a normal subject and of patients with AD and FTD.