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To understand dementia, scientists are looking anew at a neglected piece of the puzzle: the web of blood vessels nourishing the brain.
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Neuroscientists are exploring the potential of stem cell treatments for Alzheimer’s disease in mice models.
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Neuroscientist John Morrison untangles the misinformation around dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
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Most people don’t know the staggering sex disparity amongst Alzheimer’s patients: two-thirds of those patients are women. Why?
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New research suggests that language tests could aid early diagnosis of debilitating dementia.
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Although scientists have made great strides in understanding Alzheimer’s disease, no treatment has been approved for halting or reversing the condition. Meanwhile, the need is becoming more urgent, as populations in the world’s developed nations grow older and live longer.
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