News-Medical: Scientists discover potential approach to treat common cause of dementia and stroke

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

Scientists have uncovered a potential approach to treat one of the commonest causes of dementia and stroke in older people. Studies with rats found the treatment can reverse changes in blood vessels in the brain associated with the condition, called cerebral small vessel disease. Treatment also prevents damage to brain cells caused by these blood vessel changes, raising hope that it could offer a therapy for dementia. (July 4, 2018)

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