Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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There are several different medications on the market for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.  Most Alzheimer's medications work to slow the progression of memory loss and brain degeneration; there is no cure for Alzheimer's disease and memory loss cannot be recovered using medication.

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The anti-cancer drug Gleevec has been shown to disable a newly discovered key protein linked to the development of Alzheimer’s. The protein, gSAP, stimulates production of toxic beta-amyloid which is linked to the development of plaques in the brain typically associated with Alzheimer’s disease.   Dr. Gen He and Dr. Paul…

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide, posted Researchers Create Alzheimer’s Cells… The failure rate for clinical trials to test treatments for…

04/08/14

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide, posted 6 New Discoveries in Alzheimer’s… There are countless studies being conducted in the rush to find a way to…

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide, posted Blood Pressure Medication May Have… Angiotensin-converting enzyme, better known as a blood pressure lowering ACE…

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide, commented on Existing Drugs May Hasten Treatment… You're right, Martha. Alzheimer's still gets far less funding for research…

02/08/14

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