Investigating traditional Chinese medicine for vascular dementia treatment

SINGAPORE: Vascular dementia is the second most common cause of dementia, and there’s no good treatment for the condition.

But a large Cochrane review of traditional Chinese medicine has found a number of compounds that could be worthy of further research, said Dr Edwin Chan

Chief Scientific Officer, Singapore Clinical Research Institute; Director, Cochrane Singapore, Associate Professor, Duke NUS Medical School, and Dr Christopher Chen, Neurologist; Director, Memory Ageing and Cognition Centre, National University of Singapore