Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s

10 Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Every Adult Should Know

Conditions If you or a loved one experiences these subtle but possibly serious symptoms of memory loss, confusion, sleeplessness, and trouble focusing, talk to a doctor. Why early detection matters mrmohock/Shutterstock With grim prognoses and very limited treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, early detection hasn’t been particularly advantageous. But that may be changing—fast. One of the… Read More »

A drug may prevent Alzheimer’s but there are no plans to find out

Large studies are needed before drugs can make it into pharmaciesPeoplepictures/Getty By Debora MacKenzie An arthritis drug seems to significantly cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease – but there are no plans to find out if it really works. Last week, The Washington Post reported that pharmaceutical firm Pfizer has data showing that an… Read More »

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer didn’t reveal research showing arthritis drug could treat Alzheimer’s

Pfizer ‘deliberately buried’ data showing its arthritis drug might also prevent Alzheimer’s ‘because it wouldn’t have made the pharma giant any money’ Pfizer, based in New York, in 2015 found its drug Enbrel may have another use  An analysis found people taking it were significantly less likely to get Alzheimer’s But the company didn’t do… Read More »