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Memantine May Help Huntington’s & Other Types of Dementia

New research shows that the Alzheimer’s drug memantine (Namenda™) may treat Huntington’s dementia. It seems to improve motor learning and coordination, as well as keep cells alive. It appears to work in a way that could also benefit dementia in traumatic brain injury and some forms of stroke. Can memantine offer a multi-type dementia breakthrough?

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