Emerging therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Vardy2006EmergingTF,
  title={Emerging therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Emma R. L. C. Vardy and Ishrut Hussain and Nigel M Hooper},
  journal={Expert review of neurotherapeutics},
  year={2006},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={695-704}
}
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia, with prevalence and the accompanying socioeconomic impact set to increase over the coming decades. Currently available medications result, at best, in modest cognitive improvement. With increasing understanding of the underlying pathology, new therapeutic targets are being identified at an ever-increasing rate. The key pathological events in the AD brain are deposition of insoluble amyloid-beta peptide (Abeta), formation of… CONTINUE READING

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