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Alzheimer's and schizophrenia patients linked

Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia are two brain disorders that typically affect people at very different stages of life with schizophrenia usually emerging in younger people.

However, scientists have now found that the same networks of cells are impaired in both groups of patients.

Today programme presenter Mishal Husain spoke to Dr Gwenaelle Douaud, who led the research.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Tuesday 25 November.

  • 25 Nov 2014
  • From the section Health