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Oral care in elderly 'deserves significant attention,' study finds
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Advancements in dentistry make it more likely that older adults will keep their teeth longer, which means ongoing oral health care is essential, a new study says. Unfortunately, it's not unusual for the frail and elderly to have poor oral hygiene.
Unraveling Alzheimer's mysteries in search of new treatment
Over the past several decades scientists have begun to unravel the complicated process that leads to the death of brain cells and, ultimately, the disease we call Alzheimer’s. That new understanding may lead to therapies that can halt the disease before symptoms appear and brains are irreparably damaged.