Alzheimer's Society's flagship Drug Discovery programme is a new approach to developing treatments for dementia. To explain how the programme works the Alzheimer's Society have created a short Drug Discovery video.
Drug Discovery Programme - Alzheimer's Society Dementia Research
A Mass. General Hospital study reveals how solid stress from nodular brain tumors compresses adjacent healthy tissue, restricts blood supply and damages neurons. The psychiatric drug lithium may be able to reduce these effects. (Giorgio Seano, PhD, Steele Laboratories of Tumor Biology, Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital)