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Medication shows signs of success for dementia patients

Researchers at a Florida university have been studying the impact of inhibitor medication that treats symptoms of dementia. Specifically, the researchers have focused on the need for nursing home admission after taking the medication. The results have been positive. None of the participants in the study were in a nursing home at the beginning of the research. The participants’ use of the inhibitor medication delayed the need for nursing home admission by three months or more. Any form of delay for the need for a nursing home admission likely increases the quality of life for dementia patients.

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