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Primary prevention of dementia

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Symptomatic treatments that work by enhancing neurotransmitter function have been available for several years, and are generally accepted as being modestly beneficial in about 50% of those for whom they are prescribed. Disease-modifying drugs that may prevent or retard neuronal deterioration are being developed and some are in early clinical trials. Primary prevention, rather than treatment of the established disease, must be of equal, if not greater, importance. Common sense suggests that at...

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10.1383/psyt.3.12.35.56787

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Author
Volume:
3
Pages:
35-36
Publication date:
2004-12-01
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72434
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pubs:72434
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uuid:51b567db-27b1-4817-a7f7-1379357a19c6
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pubs:72434
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2012-12-19

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