https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJXTXN4xrI8 In this informative Ted Ed video shared in April 2014, Ivan Seah Yu Jun explains Alzheimer's disease, the most common cause of dementia in elderly people. A clinical trial has been given a $2.1m grant to test a cancer treatment on Alzheimer's patients. Find out more. The animated film takes us through the development of Alzheimer's, how it affects the patient's brain, how it is diagnosed, and treatment options for the disease that affects 40 million people worldwide. Potential Alzheimer's treatments in growing number of Phase 2 and Phase 3 clinical trials. Find out more. Alzheimer's News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.