- Approximately 55 million people worldwide have dementia, which is expected to grow to 78 million by 2030
- The dementia treatment market was valued at $13.78 billion in 2021. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.32%, resulting in a value of $26.13 billion by 2029
- Clinical studies have established a connection between hypertension and dementia
- With DehydraTECH(TM)-CBD already evidencing that it can lower blood pressure and its propensity to cross the blood-brain barrier, Lexaria is investigating the potential for a positive outcome in the DEM-A22-1 study
According to the World Health Organization (“WHO”), dementia is the seventh leading cause of death among all diseases and one major cause of disability and dependency among older people worldwide. Dementia is characterized by the deterioration of cognitive function, affecting memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgment. Although consciousness is not impaired, it is commonly accompanied by mood changes, emotional control deficits, behavior changes, and motivational impairments. It is estimated that approximately 55 million people have dementia worldwide, a number expected to grow to 78 million by 2030 (https://cnw.fm/lYnyd).
Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ: LEXX), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, is exploring its patented DehydraTECH(TM)-processed cannabidiol (“CBD”) for use against dementia. As previously evidenced in animal studies, DehydraTECH-CBD crosses the blood-brain barrier much more…
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