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2 HOURS AGO - MedPage Today

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Stroke Rounds: Dementia Drug for Stroke Recovery?

(MedPage Today) -- The Alzheimer's disease drug memantine (Namenda) might be worth a look for improving recovery from stroke, a mouse-model study suggested.

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JUL 21, 2014 - MedPage Today

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Anti-Amyloid Drug Has Mixed Results

COPENHAGEN (MedPage Today) -- The amyloid plaque-busting drug crenezumab for Alzheimer's disease slowed cognitive decline in patients with mild baseline impairment but missed its primary endpoint in a phase II trial.

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JUL 16, 2014 - Seattle Times

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New brain protein tied to Alzheimer's disease

Scientists have linked a new protein to Alzheimer's disease, different from the amyloid and tau that make up the sticky brain plaques and tangles long known to be its hallmarks.

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JUL 16, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Roche Alzheimer's drug fails main goals in mid-stage study

By Caroline Copley ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche said its experimental Alzheimer's drug failed to meet its main goals in a mid-stage study, a result likely to bolster the belief that drugs need to be given in earlier stages of the disease to slow patients' decline. Results of a Phase II study involving 431 patients found crenezumab failed to significantly slow ...

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JUL 15, 2014 - MSNBC

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U.S. Alzheimer's Rate Is Dropping, Study Finds

The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries.

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