Breakthrough sees new drug for dementia patients which could spell the end to the dangerous ‘chemical cosh’ meds to keep sufferers sedated

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A new drug could spell the end of the scandal of dementia patients being prescribed dangerous ‘chemical cosh’ medication to keep them sedated.

Many people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s – the most common form of dementia – suffer from psychotic episodes and terrifying hallucinations that leave them permanently traumatised.

Such symptoms result from the degradation of parts of the brain involved in memory and information processing.

1cee5e52e5b5b305d5ed1f81af80488e Breakthrough sees new drug for dementia patients which could spell the end to the dangerous 'chemical cosh' meds to keep sufferers sedated

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