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More than a wonder drug: Viagra linked to better brain function | Delhi News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Sildenafil, commonly known by its brand name Viagra, the wonder drug for men suffering from erectile dysfunction, can also help people prevent problems related to memory. A recent study has found that the drug increases cerebral blood flow and enhances the function of blood vessels in individuals who are at risk of developing vascular dementia.Vascular dementia is a condition that affects cognitive functions, such as memory, reasoning, planning, and judgement. This type of dementia occurs due to reduced blood supply to the brain, resulting in damage to brain tissue.The research conducted by scientists at the University of Oxford, the results of which appeared in journal Circulation Research, represents a significant advancement in the battle against dementia. The findings cou...