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Archive for April 3, 2016

Early detection of dementia in Parkinson’s disease might be key to treatment

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If Parkinson’s disease wasn’t bad enough for families to have to┬álearn to deal with, about 80% of patients also develop dementia. That’s the problem with the brain; while it has the amazing ability to adapt to just about anything, it can’t fix everything. There are no particularly good solutions to Parkinson’s or dementia, however, early detection of dementia is key to keeping it at bay and a new study may have a way to do just that.

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