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Stanford neuroscientist discusses the coming dementia epidemic

Stanford neuroscientist discusses the coming dementia epidemic

In this video, Stanford neuroscientist Frank Longo, MD, PhD, discusses the coming dementia epidemic and why there is reason to be optimistic. In his talk, Longo describes what happens in the brain when Alzheimer’s develops, advances in treating the disease and how exercise, diet and brain exercises may slow, or prevent, cognitive decline.

Previously: More research suggests brain exercises boost cognitive function, stave off dementia, Alzheimer’s disease: Why research is so critical and Stanford biostatistician talks about saving your aging brain

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  1. Countdown to Medicine X: Developing web-based diagnostics for early detection of Alzheimer’s | Scope Blog Says:

    [...] to grow significantly (.pdf) in the coming decade. Researchers across the United States are working to develop treatments for delaying, or preventing, the onset of the disease and tools for [...]

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