MAIL ONLINE: Being a medical guinea pig could help Alzheimer's patients stay a step ahead of the memory-robbing disease

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We are working with people who are in the very early stages of Alzheimer's disease and hoping to slow the progression of the disease,' says Professor Iracema Leroi, professor of psychiatry at the University of Manchester. 'We hope to slow the deterioration of cognitive ability and daily functioning resulting from the progression of Alzheimer's disease. If effective, this treatment will make a significant difference to the lives of people living with this condition, and their loved ones.'

Period12 May 2018

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  • TitleBeing a medical guinea pig could help Alzheimer's patients stay a step ahead of the memory-robbing disease
    Media name/outletMail Online
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date12/05/18
    DescriptionWe are working with people who are in the very early stages of Alzheimer's disease and hoping to slow the progression of the disease,' says Professor Iracema Leroi, professor of psychiatry at the University of Manchester. 'We hope to slow the deterioration of cognitive ability and daily functioning resulting from the progression of Alzheimer's disease. If effective, this treatment will make a significant difference to the lives of people living with this condition, and their loved ones.'
    URLwww.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5721477/How-Alzheimers-trials-help-patients-stay-step-ahead-memory-robbing-disease.html
    PersonsIracema Leroi

Keywords

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • dementia
  • medical trials
  • psychiatry