Ayurvedic medicinal plants for Alzheimer's disease: a review

  title={Ayurvedic medicinal plants for Alzheimer's disease: a review},
  author={Rammohan V Rao and Olivier Descamps and Varghese John and Dale E. Bredesen},
  booktitle={Alzheimer's Research & Therapy},
Alzheimer's disease is an age-associated, irreversible, progressive neurodegenerative disease that is characterized by severe memory loss, unusual behavior, personality changes, and a decline in cognitive function. No cure for Alzheimer's exists, and the drugs currently available to treat the disease have limited effectiveness. It is believed that therapeutic intervention that could postpone the onset or progression of Alzheimer's disease would dramatically reduce the number of cases in the… CONTINUE READING
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