Category: Alzheimer’s Disease

What Makes This Disease So Tough to Fight?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As more experimental drugs fail to stop Alzheimer’s from destroying human memory, experts now wonder whether research into the devastating brain disease has been marching in the wrong direction. In recent weeks, a pair of high-profile disappointments have been reported, including one just announced […]

Brain ‘Pacemaker’ Might Help Slow Alzheimer’s

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Stimulating the brain with an implantable device may be safe — and possibly helpful — for some people with Alzheimer’s disease, a small pilot study suggests. In what researchers described as a “proof of concept” treatment, three Alzheimer’s patients had deep brain stimulation (DBS) […]

What Works Best to Keep Drivers With Dementia Off the Road

FRIDAY, Feb. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Don’t count on physicians to keep drivers with dementia off the roads, a new study cautions. In-person license renewal and driver vision testing laws are more effective than mandatory doctor reporting of patients with dementia, researchers found. “The results of our study point to age-based licensing requirements as […]

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