Monthly Archives: June 2016

Diabetes drugs may be useful for Alzheimer’s, mice research finds

23 June 2016

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Reproduced from NHS Choices website “Drugs prescribed to treat diabetes could cure Alzheimer’s disease” is the significantly over-hyped headline in The Daily Telegraph. What this new research actually found is that there seem to be shared biological processes between Alzheimer’s and diabetes. But the study concerned did not look at treatments for the disease, never […]

INMiND-02 Study

6 June 2016

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The INMiND-02 Study is a new trial looking at whether a drug that is currently used to treat arthritis could help the memory function of people with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). What are the main aims of the INMiND-02 study? To see if a drug (Etanercept) already used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis might […]

Study to assess novel techniques for detecting and monitoring memory problems due to Alzheimer’s

2 June 2016

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Detecting changes to cognition early on is important for the effective treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. The Memory and Learning: Cognitive Processes Underlying Disorders of Memory study is assessing novel techniques for detecting and monitoring memory problems due to the disease. Reliable measures are also needed to be able to track problems with memory and manage […]

Coordinating care for people with long term conditions and dementia

1 June 2016

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A recent NIHR study has found new evidence which shows that almost one fifth of people with dementia also have other serious conditions such as stroke, diabetes and visual impairment. Services are not currently designed to provide adequate integrated care for people with dementia plus other conditions. For instance, people with dementia are less likely […]

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Monthly Archives: June 2016