Nov 18

Mount Sinai Medical Center Seeking Alzheimer’s Patients Currently Taking Donepezil

By MD for Seniors

Alzheimer’s disease poses a significant health risk for seniors in the U.S. Not only is it fairly widespread – affecting around 5 million American adults, according to the Alzheimer’s Association – but the nature of the disease makes it a difficult one to treat. Limited knowledge about how Alzheimer’s affects patients’ brains has resulted in few medications that are effective for treating the cognitive ailment, with most drugs serving more as a stop-gap than a treatment. Fortunately, a new study looks to leap over this hurdle, and may make great strides in the world of Alzheimer’s treatments.

A new potential treatment …read more

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