Melissa aromatherapy only as good as placebo in treating agitation in people with Alzheimer’s disease

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It has been widely reported that antipsychotics have been frequently used to treat the behavioural and psychological symptoms that affect people with dementia and that this course of action has resulted in an estimated 1,800 excess strokes and 1,600 excess deaths in the UK alone.  This double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled randomised trial looks at one of the [read the full story…]