Hundreds of Hongkongers were invited on Monday to take part in an ambitious 10-year international study that aims to find breakthroughs in treating and preventing dementia, brain-wasting diseases that affect the elderly the most. Photo: AFP Hundreds of Hongkongers were invited on Monday to take part in an ambitious 10-year international study that aims to find breakthroughs in treating and preventing dementia, brain-wasting diseases that affect the elderly the most. Photo: AFP
Hundreds of Hongkongers were invited on Monday to take part in an ambitious 10-year international study that aims to find breakthroughs in treating and preventing dementia, brain-wasting diseases that affect the elderly the most. Photo: AFP

International researchers seek Hong Kong participants for major study to help fight dementia

A worldwide call is out for 50,000 people to take part in a project that hopes to discover causes, cures and treatment for brain diseases

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
Hundreds of Hongkongers were invited on Monday to take part in an ambitious 10-year international study that aims to find breakthroughs in treating and preventing dementia, brain-wasting diseases that affect the elderly the most. Photo: AFP Hundreds of Hongkongers were invited on Monday to take part in an ambitious 10-year international study that aims to find breakthroughs in treating and preventing dementia, brain-wasting diseases that affect the elderly the most. Photo: AFP
Hundreds of Hongkongers were invited on Monday to take part in an ambitious 10-year international study that aims to find breakthroughs in treating and preventing dementia, brain-wasting diseases that affect the elderly the most. Photo: AFP
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