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1 in 5 of HIV-infected develop dementia

HIV can hide in the brain, concealed from the immune system and antiviral drugs, and cause dementia in the victim.

The discovery unravels the link between HIV infection and HIV dementia. In fact, about one in five of those infected by HIV develop dementia.

The discovery unravels the link between HIV infection and HIV… 1 in 5 of HIV-infected develop dementia   



Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome and How it Can Affect You

Chronic alcohol abuse destroys a person’s body, but perhaps one of the most devastating effects of alcohol abuse is Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome. Also known as “wet brain,” Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome is a severe mental disorder that occurs when malnutrition creates a thiamin deficiency. It is the ultimate and tragic consequence of years of heavy drinking. If… Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome and How it Can Affect You   



Drug-free prevention of dementia decline

There are many different causes of dementia and, although its progression can be fast or slow, it is always degenerative. Symptoms of dementia include confusion, loss of memory, and problems with speech and understanding. It can be upsetting for both the affected person and their relatives and carers. New research published in BioMed Central’s… Drug-free prevention of dementia decline   



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