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Health notes: Mayo study links dementia and Lou Gehrig's disease (Yahoo)

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Default Health notes: Mayo study links dementia and Lou Gehrig's disease (Yahoo)

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida have uncovered a toxic cellular process by which a protein that maintains the health of neurons becomes deficient and can lead to dementia. The findings shed new light on the link between culprits implicated in two devastating neurological diseases: frontotemporal dementia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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