Hope for future dementia patients: Disease could be controlled by 'neurostatins'

Hope for future dementia patients: Disease could be controlled by 'neurostatins'
 

There may never be a ‘cure’ for dementia but millions may one day be prescribed the drugs to stop damage to the brain, according to the experts.
Dementia describes a set of symptoms which include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language and can be caused by Alzheimer’s disease or strokes.
However, scientists believe the new generation of drugs could prevent the expected rise the number of people being diagnosed with dementia, by doing for Alzheimer's what statins already do to reduce cholesterol, preventing heart attacks and strokes.
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4 October 2016 in Health, Views: 30
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