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Disease before dementia

Disease before dementia

The pathological brain changes Sophie described occurring in Alzheimer’s disease, begin many years before any symptoms of problems with memory or thinking abilities become apparent. And many many years, even decades, before the dementia stage of the illness.

Craig describes here how researchers and clinicians are increasingly focussing in on this early, pre-symptom phase of disease as a window of opportunity for active intervention to slow the progression of disease.

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Understanding Brain Health: Preventing Dementia

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