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Doctors have learned to deal with "senile dementia"

December 5 2005

Scientists of the Institute of Human Brain RAS is taken to predict the likelihood of the elderly severe illness, called in common parlance "senile dementia" and help patients maintain mental clarity.

Head of Laboratory, Academic Institute Professor Yuri Kropotov said that "breakthrough scientific and clinical result was achieved on the basis of almost thirty years of research work with a group of elderly people." According to him, the authors experiments carefully compared the key parameters of the bioelectrical activity of the brain to the normative database. It turned out that some differences in EEG are clear indicators that, in old age a person can experience problems with mental development. To old-age patients could maintain clarity of mind, the doctors will help them to adjust lifestyles, mental and physical stress. In addition, to avoid Alzheimer's disease and senile dementia by using the methods of activation of the human brain. " ITAR-TASS

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