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Alzheimers Drugs

More Reason Than Ever to Accelerate Alzheimer's Research

Sam Gandy, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 04.30.2014 | Science
Sam Gandy, M.D., Ph.D.

Setting aside for a moment the enormous emotional toll of Alzheimer's, the economics are potentially devastating to most countries where lifespan exceeds 80 years.

Alzheimer's Treatments Could Soon Be Tested Earlier

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living

* FDA encourages testing drugs before dementia strikes * One prevention study to focus on family in Colombia * U.S. aims...

Drugmakers Scrap Alzheimer's Studies As Experimental Drug Fails

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | Healthy Living

* Second failure in recent weeks scraps bapineuzumab IV program * Drug failed to help cognitive or physical function * ...

Key Results Of Alzheimer's Drug Trials Coming Soon

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living

We're about to find out if there will be a way anytime soon to slow the course of Alzheimer's disease. Results are due within a month or so from key s...

Common Alzheimer's Drug Found Ineffective

Reuters | Julie Steenhuysen | Posted 06.16.2011 | Home

A commonly prescribed Alzheimer's drug had no effect in treating patients with a mild form of the disease, U.S. researchers said on Monday, unders...