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If you've ever felt a rush of dizziness after standing up too quickly, take heed: Older adults who experience that disorienting feeling frequently may be more likely to develop dementia, a new study from the Netherlands finds.
It was only after actor Robin Williams' death in August 2014 that doctors found the true cause of the symptoms that had plagued him for years, according to Williams' widow, Susan Schneider Williams.
By applying artificial intelligence algorithms to MRI brain scans, researchers have developed a way to automatically distinguish between patients with Alzheimer's and two early forms of dementia that can be precursors to the memory-robbing disease.