Expert Video - What new treatments are in development for Alzheimer's disease?
Richard Isaacson, MD, a leading expert on Alzheimer's disease, reports that there are dozens of clinical trials, or research studies involving human volunteers, studying new medications for Alzheimer's disease. These include studies of drugs that attack the amyloid protein that builds up in the brain in Alzheimer's, and studies of drugs that attack other proteins and brain pathologies. Dr. Isaacson also discusses the role for lifestyle changes and treatment of other chronic conditions in managing Alzheimer's disease in the future.
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