Experts from Canterbury geriatric research Foundation test tools aimed at combating the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. The drug can slow the course of the disease, telling Radio New Zealand.
The study is being conducted to confirm the safety and efficacy of treatment. Scientists believe that the tool prevents early memory loss. In Alzheimer's disease this is the first symptom.
Today, pharmaceutical companies have several tools, coping with symptoms of memory loss. But few drugs that inhibit the development of the disease. Confirmation of the efficacy and safety of a new method of treatment will make a real breakthrough in modern medicine.
The study involved people over the age of 50 years with the first evidence of a decline in memory.
Note, the study Chris Mason of University College London has shown that the injection of the blood of young mice improves brain function of older laboratory animals.