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Are there any goals in dementia research for the future?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joan Kinlan
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Cure

One of the main goals in addition to alleviating the dementia symptoms is to find a cure.
Early research with rates has been very exciting in decreasing ti number of amyloid plaques.

In brief: Cure

One of the main goals in addition to alleviating the dementia symptoms is to find a cure.
Early research with rates has been very exciting in decreasing ti number of amyloid plaques.
Dr. Joan Kinlan
Dr. Joan Kinlan
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Dr. Brad Bobrin
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Two main ones. Prevention to keep it from coming on as treating it once it is here remains a very difficult problem and the other is early diagnosis, especially before the cognitive defecits arise, so that we can adequately prevent.

In brief: Yes

Two main ones. Prevention to keep it from coming on as treating it once it is here remains a very difficult problem and the other is early diagnosis, especially before the cognitive defecits arise, so that we can adequately prevent.
Dr. Brad Bobrin
Dr. Brad Bobrin
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1 comment
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Most importantly, in order to get the correct diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease from other type of dementia, a biomarker is needed by having blood test rather than fluid from the brain/spine
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