After three years of collaboration, a team of academician-scientists from the UAE, US and Sweden has designed and developed peptides believe to inhibit the progress of another group of proteins and protect the brain from the neurodegenerative Alzheimer’s Disease.
There is a new form of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) identified as “Progressive Dysexecutive Syndrome (dAD), the onset of which is by age 40.
The cost of caring for America’s nearly 6 million Alzheimer’s disease patients is already $600 billion a year, factoring in the cost of uncompensated caregiving. Now, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug treatment that may or may not work
My personal journey with Alzheimer’s began in 2005 when my wife, Valerie, received her diagnosis with this terrible disease, one that robs the afflicted of their minds and forces family and friends to watch with dread as their loved one slowly disappears.
When the US Food and Drug Administration approved Biogen Inc.’s controversial Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm earlier this month without firm evidence that the drug helps patients, it created concern that other unproven treatments might follow. That scenario is already here.