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Cognitive decline is a pressing global health care issue.
An oral drug called ONO-4641 is under investigation because it can reduce the number of lesions in people with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Luis Carlos Álvaro, a clinical neurologist at the Hospital of Basurto (Bilbao) and lecturer at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), has had an article published on the capacity of patients with dementia to make decisions.
Two new studies published in the April 4 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, suggest that a person's memory declines at a faster rate in the last two-and-a-half years of life than at any other time after memory problems first begin.
New research finds that a person's memory declines at a faster rate in the two- and-a-half years before death than at any other time after memory problems first begin.
Cognitive training including puzzles, handicrafts and life skills are known to reduce the risk, and help slow down the progress, of dementia amongst the elderly.
Antipsychotic medication was associated with a modest and time-limited increased risk of myocardial infarction (heart attack) among older patients treated with cholinesterase inhibitors for dementia.
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