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Hunt is on for a cure for dementia as more drugs flunk final stages

David Crow March 12, 2018 Experimental feature Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause Experimental feature or Give us your feedback Thank you for your feedback. What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it Please tell us why (optional) Send Feedback The last few years have been miserable for the estimated 50m dementia sufferers worldwide who are waiting for the first treatments that can arrest the devastating brain diseases. Drug after drug has flunked the final stage of testing, even [...]

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Scientists shrug off failures in hunt for Alzheimer’s treatments

November 26, 2017 David Crow in New York Experimental feature Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause Experimental feature Give us your feedback Thank you for your feedback. What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it Please tell us why (optional) Send Feedback or Even in the world of drug development, where the odds of discovering a new medicine are very low, the record of companies trying to find treatments for Alzheimer’s stands out as particularly abysmal. There are just four [...]

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