Not all dementia is Alzheimer’s

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In the U.S., older people with dementia are usually told they have Alzheimer’s disease.

But a range of other brain diseases can also impair thinking and memory and judgment, according to scientists attending a summit on dementias held Thursday and Friday at the National Institutes of Health.

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Latest research findings on Alzheimer’s

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Next avenue has a great article about the latest theories concerning what causes Alzheimer’s. We link to it below. So far, the results have been beyond disappointing. A class of drugs called “acetylcholinesterase inhibitors” offer marginal functional improvements, but that’s been it. Things are starting to change, though.

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