(Medical Xpress)—Drugs that boost the function of a specific type of neurotransmitter receptor may provide benefit to patients with the second most common type of dementia, Frontotemporal dementia, known as FTD, according to research by scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham published today in the Journal of Neuroscience.
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