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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 new comprehensive review assesses current clinical trials for Alzheimer's drugs and advises on...
  2. New research focuses on an accurate blood test for Alzheimer's disease. If scientists replicate...
  3. Using an innovative analytical approach, researchers pinpointed genes that play an important role...
  4. As the older population of the United States grows, the prevalence of dementia also rises. A new...
  5. New research uncovers another potential risk factor for dementia and, more generally, for...
  6. For the first time, scientists show how the gene that produces brain toxicity in Alzheimer's is...