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Alzheimers Drugs

Three Trends In Alzheimer's Research Provide Reason For Hope

Howard Fillit, MD | Posted 08.05.2016 | Impact
Howard Fillit, MD

New treatments for Alzheimer's are on the horizon and the pipeline of drugs in development is more diverse than it's ever been.

Partnerships Play a Key Role in the Battle Against Brain Diseases

Howard Fillit, MD | Posted 06.06.2016 | Impact
Howard Fillit, MD

When the Lauder family founded the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) in 1998, they knew that proprietary boundaries would only limit effort...

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 * ...

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, underscori...