A study published in Alzheimer’s and Dementia that claimed a protein panel forecast dementia may be flawed.
Intellectual stimulation in life may reduce the risk of developing cognitive impairment, such as dementia.
Nonpharmacologic management with multidisciplinary teams warranted due to lack of effective pharmacologic options.
The discovery of a new drug target could be used as a diagnostic tool for treating the disease.
Music can have a much more profound effect on dealing with the symptoms of Alzheimer’s than expensive prescription drugs.
Research is examining the use of Forest’s dementia drug Namenda (memantine) for treatment-resistant depression.
Patients with depression later in life tended to have higher build up of beta amyloid in the brain, a protein associated with Alzheimer’s.