Experimental Alzheimer’s drug slows disease, researchers say


Graham Richardson speaks with a scientist at the Alzheimer Society of Canada on an experimental Alzheimer's drug which slowed cognitive decline overall in a trial, but with major side effects for some. 

On today’s show: 

  • A conversation with Dr. Joshua Armstrong, research scientist at the Alzheimer Society of Canada. 
  • Michael Findlay, former Canadian Senior Men’s National Team head coach and assistant coach, on Canada’s run at the World Cup. 
  • Overhyped v. Underplayed Scott Reid, CTV News political commentator, and former communications director for Prime Minister Paul Martin.
  • Jasbir Romana, a radio host in Vancouver, British Columbia. He was stranded due to the snowstorm this week and had to seek refuge in a stranger’s home.
  • A global 4-day week pilot was a huge success, organizers say. We speak with Juliet Schor, professor of sociology at Boston College and the trial’s lead researcher.
  • When does the holiday season officially start for you? We take your calls. 
  • Riskin It All with Dan Riskin, CTV science and technology specialist.


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