Raksti : Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
Fading minds, by Christiana Martins and Isabel Lopes»
EU Health Prize for Journalists, National winner 2010 for Portugal
When dementia strikes, family relationships provide an irreplaceable source of support. The memory goes, but feelings remain. We invited Júlio Machado Vaz, Margarida Pinto Correia, Manuel João Ramos and Fernando Correia to share their families’ experiences.
Stealing Hope, by Gianluca Ferraris and Ilaria Molinari»
EU Health Prize for Journalists, First Winners 2010, National winners for Italy
All you have to do is believe in it, be desperate and ready to pay. And pay a small fortune: between 7 and 36 thousand euros. "Healing clinics" promise unproven therapies for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, depression and multiple sclerosis using cells derived - in some cases - from animal foetuses. Panorama submitted a number of fake medical records to 4 such centres. The results border on the incredible.