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Posts tagged "Alzheimer’s Research"

Alzheimer’s Patients Taking Antipsychotic Drugs Suffer Cranial Injury Risk

New research from the University of Eastern Finland published Jan. 7 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that antipsychotic medications were associated with a 29% increased risk of head injuries and a 22% increased risk of traumatic brain injuries in Alzheimer’s patients. While a connection between antipsychotics and increased fall risk in … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Patients Taking Antipsychotic Drugs Suffer Cranial Injury Risk

Alzheimer’s Vaccine Offers New Hope For Patients

Over 40 years of research and development into treatments for Alzheimer’s disease has yielded few results, being marked by a string of repeated failures of stage III clinical trials, the final stage of drug testing before Food and Drug Administration approval for market sale. Some experts have gone so far as to describe the lack … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Vaccine Offers New Hope For Patients