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A high-salt diet produces dementia in mice

Added: 16.01.2018 13:13 | 0 views | 0 comments

A high-salt diet reduces resting blood flow to the brain and causes dementia in mice.

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Man with dementia who wandered away from Costco found dead

Added: 10.01.2018 12:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

A 65-year-old Maryland man with dementia who wandered away from his wife at a Costco store has been found dead.


Pharma giant Pfizer pulls out of research into Alzheimer's

Added: 10.01.2018 8:22 | 3 views | 0 comments

Alzheimer's charities call the news a "heavy blow" to those living with dementia.


Proteomics analyses could present new opportunities to diagnose and treat dementias

Added: 09.01.2018 22:25 | 4 views | 0 comments

One of the most intriguing properties of the brain is its means to undergo synaptic plasticity which represents the basis for learning and memory, abilities that severely decline in the case of a dementia. New research suggests that particular proteins important in the communication between neurons could be targets for early interventions in patients with different types of dementias.

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Cellular traffic jam seen in ALS/FTD -- Supports drug strategy

Added: 08.01.2018 18:24 | 3 views | 0 comments

A cellular traffic jam appears to affect neurons in most forms of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), researchers have shown. The findings suggest that a drug strategy aimed at easing the traffic jam may be generalizable to sporadic and at least some familial types of ALS and FTD (frontotemporal dementia).

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Has Donald Trump got dementia? Shock claim as 'child-like Trump struggles to read page'

Added: 08.01.2018 8:22 | 2 views | 0 comments

THE author of an explosive new book on Donald Trump has made fresh claims about the US President’s mental health.


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