In this short piece on the placebo effect I’m going to describe why we need clinical trials to develop new Alzheimer’s treatments. And cups of tea.
Does Ginkgo biloba relieve the symptoms of Alzheimer’s? We look at the gathered the evidence of 36 clinical trials from around the world and their results.
Up until now, there has been little mention of dementia research in the wider social care debate. Why is dementia research the elephant in the room?
Reports are emerging of a potential new compound that could hold benefits for a range of neurodegenerative disorders. Let’s take a look behind the headlines
It often comes as a surprise to people that there’s a link between Down’s syndrome and dementia. But more than 60% of people with Down’s syndrome will develop Alzheimer’s – the most common form of dementia – before the age of 60. With our help, scientists are unravelling why.
The latest results from the Elan dementia trials have proved one of the more interesting dementia research stories of the summer.
This World Alzheimer’s Day, as well as launching our blog, we’re encouraging everyone to take an active interest in dementia research.
The visual symptoms aren’t caused by damage to the eyes, instead people with PCA have damage to areas at the back of the brain called the parietal and occipital lobes.
Alzheimer’s disease is mostly thought of as a memory problem. But as many who deal with the disease know, this isn’t the only problem people experience.