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Entries by Scott Mendelson, M.D. from 03/2010

Alzheimer's Drug: Dimebon Is Down The Drain

| Posted 03.05.2010 | Healthy Living

The pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced today that its investigational Alzheimer's medication, Dimebon, has failed an important test of its effectiveness in the treatment of Alzheimer's Dementia.

A Sense of Purpose In Life Reduces The Risk of Alzheimer's Dementia

| Posted 03.08.2010 | Healthy Living

A new report in the American Medical Association journal now compliments those findings in showing that simply having a sense of purpose in life can help to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's dementia.

It Is Time to Grant the Right to Die

| Posted 03.22.2010 | Healthy Living

In our society there continues to be a controversy about the right of an individual to end their own life when living becomes emotionally and physically unbearable for them.