Alzheimer’s

Misleading information given about Alzheimer’s drugs

Alzheimer’s drugs… they’re supposed to offer hope, right? Hope that we’ll be able to make a connection again with a loved one who is slowly slipping away from us… Or, at the very least, these drugs should be able to slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. At least that’s what Big Pharma wants us […]

Discover A Drug-Free Way To Ward Off Alzheimer’s Disease

In the UK it is estimated that 800,000 people live with dementia with numbers set to rise to over 1 million by 2021. This figure is set to soar to 1.7 million by 2050. In the US, more than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, and the US National Institute on Ageing […]

New ‘Salt-Busting’ Drug Poses Dementia Risk

Tenapanor, is the latest prescription drug set to soon hit the market. This drug blocks a protein that brings salt into your bloodstream and, by doing that, it keeps the sodium from the foods you eat confined to your gut. If you are one of the millions of people across the globe that has been […]

Aricept: Don’t Believe The Hype On This Alzheimer’s Drug

Back in 2012, I told you about the Alzheimer’s drug Aricept (donepezil). Since its approval Aricept has been wrapped in controversy. Initially, it was only available in 5–10 mg dosages. But when the drug’s patent ran out, Eisai (the manufacturers) managed to get a higher dose — 23 mg — approved, based on the results […]