Sunday, September 21, 2008

Director's Comments: Alzheimer's Disease Update

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments called "Alzheimer's Disease Update." The transcript is also available.

Some recent research findings suggest new treatments and diagnostic options may be on the horizon to find and then possibly restrain Alzheimer's disease. Currently, there are few medications physicians can prescribe to help slow Alzheimer's progression in a person's brain. The diagnosis of Alzheimer's also is difficult because physicians cannot see into the brain and determine if Alzheimer's telltale plaques are starting to occur...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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