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A drug that was believed to be a promising new therapeutic option for suffers of Alzheimer’s (idalopirdine) — from the Danish pharma company, Lundbeck — has failed to show clinical benefit in three randomised trials. more

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The UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) has taken a huge leap forward with six of the UK leading research universities recently being awarded with centre status. more

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Professor Giovanna Mallucci and her team have identified two drugs that can block the death of brain cells in mice models of neurodegeneration. This research builds on the earlier breakthrough by the team four years ago. more

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University College London (UCL) research shows that withdrawing donepezil from people with advanced stages of Alzheimer’s doubled their risk of being placed in a nursing home within a year more

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