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.
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…