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The word dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. Dementia is caused when diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease or a series of strokes, damage the brain. Dementia is progressive, which means the symptoms will gradually get worse. In most cases, there is no way to cure the diseases that cause dementia. However, there are drugs and treatments available that may help alleviate some of the symptoms.
  1. Scientists have designed a protein that folds into alpha sheets that can block toxic beta-amyloid...
  2. Working memory tends to decline with age, and this problem is characterized by poor synchronicity...
  3. Using brain scans that can detect hallmarks of Alzheimer's could improve diagnosis and clinical...
  4. Scientists have found that an experimental drug that failed against cancer may treat dementia...
  5. Study of 531 cognitively healthy older adults over 11.5 years finds no link between smoking and...
  6. According to a new study in mice, shorter-wave ultrasound pulses could help scientists deliver...