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40% of Older Adults: Newly Identified Form of Dementia Is Shockingly Common

40% of Older Adults: Newly Identified Form of Dementia Is Shockingly Common

The symptoms of Limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy (LATE) are comparable to those of Alzheimer’s disease, involving memory loss and issues with thinking and reasoning in old age. A recent study indicates the prevalence of brain changes from limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy might be approximately 40% in older adults and as high as 50% in people …

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Overweight people lost 35 to 52 pounds on newly approved diabetes drug, study says

Overweight people lost 35 to 52 pounds on newly approved diabetes drug, study says

Tirzepatide, which is sold under the brand name Mounjaro, was studied in people without diabetes in three dosages: 5, 10 and 15 milligrams. Participants with obesity or who were overweight and took the 5-milligram dose lost an average of 35 pounds (16 killograms), those on the 10-milligram dose lost an average of 49 pounds (22 …

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