Resveratrol May Have Potential for Dementia

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More researchers are focusing on combinations of natural ingredients and pharmaceuticals to tackle specific health concerns. One recent study looked at the administration of the supplement resveratrol with rifampicin in specific factors of dementia.Researchers have shown in mice models of Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia, and dementia with Lewy bodies, that the intranasal administration of rifampicin and resveratrol in combination is safer and improves cognitive function more than rifampicin alone. The research results are expected to lead to the development of safe and effective nasal spray for the prevention of dementia.Dementia is thought to occur when proteins called amyloid-β, tau, and...

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