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Living with Dementia

Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment

Drug restores brain function and memory in early Alzheimer’s disease

A novel therapeutic approach for an existing drug reverses a condition in elderly patients who are at high risk for dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease, researchers at Johns Hopkins University found.

The drug, commonly used to treat epilepsy, calms hyperactivity in the brain of patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI), a clinically recognized… Drug restores brain function and memory in early Alzheimer’s disease   

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