Tag: Lewy body dementia

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Buckner’s Death Puts New Focus on Lewy Body Dementia—A Relatively Unknown but Surprisingly Prevalent Disease

The recent death of former Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner has once again raised the public profile of Lewy body dementia (LBD), a common but still frequently misdiagnosed form of neurodegenerative disease. LBD, which affects more than 1.3 million people in the United States, surged into the public spotlight in 2016 when Susan Schneider […]

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