Tackling Dementia After Onset

Medical Frontiers

28m 00s
Broadcast on July 26, 2021 Available until July 26, 2022

A Japanese brain scientist managed to improve the cognitive and physical functions of dementia patients just by having them take part in 30-minute group drum sessions 3 times a week for 3 months. We look at why the activity had such an effect. We also focus on the difficulty of delivering drugs to the brain, which is a major hurdle to treating dementia, and how a researcher aims to overcome this using nanotechnology.

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