Cognitive Enhancement Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

  title={Cognitive Enhancement Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease},
  author={L. Parnetti and U. Senin and P. Mecocci},
  • L. Parnetti, U. Senin, P. Mecocci
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Drugs
  • SummaryAlthough at present there is no definitive treatment or cure for Alzheimer’s disease, different pharmacological strategies are being actively investigated. At present, cholinergic therapy and nootropics and some neuronotrophic agents represent the available approaches to symptomatic treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. The use of cholinesterase inhibitors (ChEI) constitutes the best cholinergic approach to increase acetylcholine levels. Available data suggest that about 15 to 40% of… CONTINUE READING
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