July 5th, 2012

Aricept Helps Moderate To Severe Alzheimer’s, Too

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Alzheimer’s disease patients who are taking a commonly prescribed drug can still benefit from it after they progress to moderate-to-severe illness, when it can be tough to tell whether it’s doing any good, a new study says….The overall study results generally provide statistical support for what most doctors recommend, said Dr. Ronald Petersen of the Mayo Clinic, a member of the Alzheimer's Association board of directors. He didn’t participate in the research.

Additional coverage: Washington Post

 

Washington Times (AP)

Tags: Alzheimer's Association, alzheimers, Dr. Ronald Petersen, Psychology and Psychiatry

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