Stories tagged: neurological disorders
Wed., Sept. 5, 2012, 4:01 p.m.
More proof that ginkgo doesn’t prevent Alzheimer’s
LONDON (AP) — Taking the popular dietary supplement ginkgo biloba didn’t prevent Alzheimer’s disease in older adults, according to the biggest prevention study in Europe. Research in animals had suggested …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2012, 1:59 p.m.
News Summary: Consumer group sues FDA over drug
SAFETY QUESTION: Public Citizen says it’s filed a federal lawsuit to force the Food and Drug Administration to remove the highest dose of an Alzheimer’s disease drug from the market …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2012, 12:52 p.m.
Study: Brain disease deaths high in NFL veterans
NEW YORK (AP) — A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2012, 10:55 a.m.
Consumer group sues FDA over Aricept safety
WASHINGTON (AP) — A consumer group pressing the Food and Drug Administration to remove the highest dose of an Alzheimer’s disease drug from the market is suing the agency for …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2012, 4:30 p.m.
Alzheimer’s drug fails study but flashes potential
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Alzheimer’s treatment from Eli Lilly and Co. failed to slow memory decline in two separate patient studies, but the drug did show some potential to help …
Wed., July 11, 2012, 4:56 p.m.
Last drugs standing: Key Alzheimer results coming
We’re about to find out if there will be a way anytime soon to slow the course of Alzheimer’s disease. Results are due within a month or so from key …
Wed., July 11, 2012, 4:15 p.m.
News Summary: Alzheimer’s drug results coming soon
LAST DRUGS STANDING: Results from three experimental treatments for Alzheimer’s disease are expected in the coming months, the “last men standing” in a frustrating effort. EARLY HOPE: An update on …
Tue., March 29, 2011
Living with dystonia
It started six years ago, with a simple bike accident. “I was 14 at the time,” says Spokane Valley resident Megan Sargent. ”And about a week after that, my neck …