Why Caregivers Should Hate Antipsychotic Drugs to Treat Alzheimer’s

Are you a son or a daughter with the role of caregiver for a parent suffering from Alzheimer’s?  Are you struggling with the decision to use antipsychotic drugs to curb the behaviours associated with … [Read more...]

Clinical Trial Evaluates Alzheimer’s Nutritional Drink Souvenaid

Clinical trials of a nutritional drink aimed at improving cognitive function in Alzheimer's disease patients is being lead by Rush University Medical Center. This nutritional drink in this … [Read more...]

Cell Phone Use Impacts Brain Function: May Prevent and Reverse Alzheimer’s

The use of cell phones have been shown to positively impact brain function and may hold the key to Alzheimer's disease prevention.  Research conducted at the University of South Florida has hown that … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s Disease Not Helped by Ginkgo Biloba

Recent studies have shown that Alzheimer's disease and dementia are not helped by Ginkgo Biloba. The research conducted was focusing on determining if ginkgo biloba had an ability to slow the rate … [Read more...]

A Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Is there a cure for Alzheimer's disease?  This is a question that has been asked by many Alzheimer's patients and caregivers. There is no known cure for Alzheimer's disease.  In fact, there is no … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment Aricept

The Alzheimer's disease treatment Aricept is used to treat Alzheimer's patients that display mild to moderate symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.  It has also been used a treatment for patients with … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment Ebixa

The Alzheimer's disease treatment Ebixa is a drug treatment prescribed to Alzheimer's patients that display moderate to advanced symptoms of the disease. Ebixa is not a cure for Alzheimer's disease … [Read more...]

Experimental Alzheimer’s Treatment – Dimebon

An experimental Alzheimer's treatment known as dimebon is set to begin clinical trials. Dimebon or dimebolin hydrochloride is an older Russian drug that was commonly used as an antihistamine.  … [Read more...]

Green Tea Could Halt Alzheimer’s Disease

A chemical found in green tea could halt Alzheimer's disease.  U.S. researchers discovered one of the green tea components can prevent and destroy protein structures associated with Alzheimer's … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment Shown Ineffective

Patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease enrolled in the Phase III trials of the Alzheimer’s disease treatment tarenflurbil did not show better outcomes on measures of cognitive decline or loss of … [Read more...]