Momentum for Memory Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease with New Drug Approval

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Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most common brain disorders in adults over the age of 60 for which currently there is no cure.

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Current Treatment Options

Treating such a complex disease involves drug and environmental factors focused on maintaining mental function and slowing disease progression.

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A Memorable Milestone

As of June 2021, there is one more ray of hope to treat this soul-sucking disease- the FDA’s first approval of the first new Alzheimer’s drug since 2003!

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The Controversy

Aduhelm was approved via the FDA’s Accelerated Approval Program, with most members of the expert panel rejecting the treatment.

The Takeaway

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Sources:

Almeida, M. J. (2019, October 10). Approved Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s News Today. https://alzheimersnewstoday.com/alzheimers-disease-treatment/approved-drugs/.

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