Drugs and Treatment

roche-drug

January 23, 2015

Promising Drug, Gantenerumab, Fails to Prevent Alzheimer’s Onset

A promising investigational drug called gantenerumab failed to stem the slide into Alzheimer’s for people at high risk of developing… Read More

bloodtest

December 15, 2014

Blood Test Offers Hope for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

A novel blood test offers hope for diagnosing Alzheimer’s at its earliest stages, up to 10 years before symptoms like… Read More

brain-pacemaker

December 2, 2014

Brain ‘Pacemaker’ Is Being Tested for Alzheimer’s Disease

Surgeons are testing a procedure called deep brain stimulation for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The technique,… Read More

blue-red-pills

November 25, 2014

In Advanced Alzheimer’s, Too Many Medications

More than half of nursing home residents with advanced Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia are taking at least… Read More

gene

November 25, 2014

Rare Case Offers Hope for New Alzheimer’s Therapies

For about 20 years, the gene known as APOE has been recognized as a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. People… Read More

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