Tag: Dementia

Poor Trial Results for Another Experimental Alzheimer’s Drug

An experimental Alzheimer’s drug that previously showed promise yielded disappointing results in three clinical trials. The drug idalopirdine did not help people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease in the trials, which included 2,525 patients in 34 countries, the Los Angeles Times reported. The findings were reported Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical […]

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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