Common cause of dementia may be treatable

Healthline/Medical News Today Jul 11, 2018

A new study—led by the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom—has now uncovered how a disease that affects the brain's small blood vessels contributes to dementia and stroke.

The disease in question is called cerebral small vessel disease (CSVD).

In a paper now published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, researchers led by Professor Anna Williams, who heads the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the university, note how they studied molecular features...

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