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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. A preclinical study using cell cultures has found that some antibiotics may help address a genetic...
  2. Brain atrophy can refer to a loss of brain cells or a loss in the number of connections between...
  3. A new study found a link between inadequate hydration and poorer cognitive functioning, especially...
  4. The findings of a new study suggest that the accumulation of toxic beta-amyloid proteins in the...
  5. A new mouse study uses a two-pronged approach to designing a vaccine for dementia. The results are...
  6. New research suggests that it may only be obesity, not a poor diet or lack of physical activity,...