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A hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease is gradual deterioration of memory. Roman Kraft/Unsplash

What causes Alzheimer’s disease? What we know, don’t know and suspect

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, but treatments are still far from successful in clinical trials. Here is what we know about the disease, and what is yet to be uncovered.
The new study has implications for Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and other neurological disorders. http://www.flickr.com/photos/arselectronica

Self-healing brain study offers Alzheimer’s hope

Brains are smart enough to rewire themselves, a new international study of rats has found. The study turns on its head the…

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