Can a healthy lifestyle and developing positive lifelong habits prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

Can a healthy lifestyle and developing positive lifelong habits prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

Elisabeth Bablin Can Alzheimer’s disease be prevented early on in life? Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has no known cure, it can only be treated after diagnosis, and those treatments come with no guarantee of success. The emotional toll AD takes on those that suffer...
The High Price of Being First-In-Class: The 2021 Aducanumab Controversy

The High Price of Being First-In-Class: The 2021 Aducanumab Controversy

Aziza Dang The world of Alzheimer disease (AD) in the United States has been fraught with controversy since Biogen’s aducanumab (Aduhelm) received FDA approval to enter the US market as the first treatment to directly target AD pathology. (1) Prior to aducanumab,...
Pathogenic Agents of Alzheimer’s Disease and Their Corresponding Pharmacotherapeutic Treatment Hypotheses

Pathogenic Agents of Alzheimer’s Disease and Their Corresponding Pharmacotherapeutic Treatment Hypotheses

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), the most common cause of dementia, is a progressive and fatal neurodegenerative disorder that primarily affects older adults. Though the definitive etiology of the disease is still to be uncovered, several characteristic features of the...