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Trial to investigate the effects of Oxytocin to reduce symptoms of dementia

Dr Michael Hornberger (Clinical Neuroscience) and his team are starting a pilot trial to investigate whether a hormone produced naturally in the brain could help reduce the symptoms of a certain type of dementia. Frontotemporal dementia (FTD), which affects about 16,000 people in the UK, can cause distressing symptoms such as loss of empathy and inappropriate behaviour.

Read more on the University of Cambridge website.