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...]

Reverse Alzheimer’s Disease with Deep Brain Stimulation

It has long been tought Alzheimer's Disease was not reversable.  However, scientists in Canada have raised the possibility the degenerative brain disease may be reversed through deep brain … [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...]

Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment Causes Nine Deaths

The experimental Alzheimer’s disease treatment ELND005 has resulted in the death of nine patients.  These deaths occurred during high-dose trials of this potential Alzheimer’s … [Read more...]