How are memories formed and lost? Is Alzheimer’s just an extreme version of normal ageing? And to what extent does genetics play a role? Can we protect ourselves from developing the disease? We get our head around the disease with this special podcast sponsored by Alzheimer’s Research UK.
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Susie Hewer holds the Guinness World record for extreme knitting, and fundraises for Alzheimers after seeing how it affected her mother.
How are memories formed and lost? Is Alzheimer’s just an extreme version of normal aging? And to what extent does genetics play a role?
Why is diagnosis still so difficult? And why are the treatments currently on offer for Alzheimer’s so inadequate? We find out.
Are there any better diagnostic tests, or biomarkers, that could help with early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s?