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Data from Japanese and American Pharmaceutical companies show how a new drug can significantly slow down cognitive decline in some patients, by 27 percent.
The 18-month trial involved nearly 2-thousand participants, who were in the early stages of the illness.
Dementia costs are more than a trillion dollars globally and early detection is crucial for recognising signs of Alzheimer’s or other cognitive decline.
So, what will be the impact of this new drug?

Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom

Guests:
Graeme Sutherland – Son of Alzheimer’s sufferer & Social Media Ambassador for Alzheimer Scotland.

Bart De Strooper – Director of the UK Dementia Institute.

Susan Kohlhaas – Director of Research at Alzheimer’s Research UK.

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