05/11/2011 - Scientists studying alpha-synuclein, the protein involved in Lewy body dementia and Parkinson’s disease, have found that in its natural, healthy state the protein has a radically different structure than previously thought.

03/16/2011 - Do you know the difference between a CT scan, an MRI, or SPECT or PET scans? LBDA has put together a helpful overview on the different types of brain imaging and how they help differentiate between forms of dementia.

01/31/2011 - The FDA approves the first diagnostic imaging agent to aid in the diagnosis of progressive movement disorders.

01/24/2011 - A recently published research paper by the European Journal of Neurology indicates that the presence of adult ADHD symptoms poses a 3-fold risk of developing DLB, but the LBDA Scientific Advisory Council has expressed concern that the conclusions drawn are premature.