Emerging and potential therapies for Alzheimer's disease.

  title={Emerging and potential therapies for Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={H. H. Griffiths and I. Morten and N. Hooper},
  journal={Expert opinion on therapeutic targets},
  volume={12 6},
  • H. H. Griffiths, I. Morten, N. Hooper
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Expert opinion on therapeutic targets
  • BACKGROUND The amyloid beta (Abeta) peptide is critical to the development of Alzheimer's disease (AD), the major neurodegenerative disease of the elderly for which there is currently no cure. OBJECTIVE To review the literature on emerging treatments and potential therapeutic strategies for AD. METHODS Available published literature and information from pharmaceutical companies was utilised. RESULTS/CONCLUSION Several of the current treatments to combat AD are aimed at inhibiting the… CONTINUE READING

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