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READ NOW: Scientists expand research into Alzheimer’s disease to diversify treatments

READ NOW: Scientists expand research into Alzheimer’s disease to diversify treatments
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September 23, 2019
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READ NOW: Scientists expand research into Alzheimer’s disease to diversify treatments

One lesson: Timing might matter. Most of the failed anti-amyloid drugs were tested in people who already had at least mild symptoms. Some studies seeking to prevent memory loss in the first place still are underway. Several anti-tau drugs also are being tested.
Another lesson: Most people have a mix of dementias, which means they’ll need a variety of treatments.
“Now we have an opportunity — a real opportunity — to expand and try all these avenues,” said Alzheimer’s Association chief science officer Maria Carrillo.

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