1. MJK

    MJK Registered User

    Oct 22, 2004
    54
    Friday 24th March 11 am on Radio 4

    More than a thousand members of religious orders in the United States have volunteered to take part in a remarkable experiment that will mean their brains will be donated to science after their deaths, to help unlock the mysteries of Alzheimer's Disease.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/factual/pip/3jihh

    Looks like it might be interesting.
     
  2. noelphobic

    noelphobic Registered User

    Feb 24, 2006
    3,452
    Liverpool
  3. May

    May Registered User

    Oct 15, 2005
    627
    Yorkshire
    I think the study arose out of work started in 1986 by David Snowden, I read a book by him called 'Aging with Grace' about a nun's community who had allowed him to study their lives.
     

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