Researchers are exploring new approaches that are increasing scientific understanding of dementia with Lewy bodies (or DLB). In one study, the transplantation of stem cells into DLB-damaged areas of the brains of mice revitalized those regions and resulted in dramatic improvements in the animals’ cognitive and motor symptoms, raising hopes
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Lewy body dementia (also known as dementia with Lewy bodies, or DLB) affects up to 25 percent of people with progressive dementia in the U.S., ranking third behind Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and vascular dementia. Yet most older adults know little about this disease.
Because early Lewy body dementia symptoms are difficult