RA Therapies May Reduce Dementia Risk

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Anti-TNF therapies, commonly used to treat the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), may potentially reduce the risk of Alzheimers disease. Amyloidosis, a complication of chronic inflammation of RA caused by excess deposits of amyloid proteins in certain organs, can affect the normal function of other organs. Patients with Alzheimers dementia typically have local deposits of a type of amyloid protein in the brain.
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