Sumary of Alzheimer’s Treatment Fails, Then Works, Then Fails Again. What’s Up?:
- That why many people were excited about the possibilities of a new drug, aducanumab, that showed early signs of being able to reduce the accumulations of “plaques”.
- in people with Alzheimer , a protein called beta-amyloid accumulates in the brain, forming plaques that seem to disrupt brain function..
- (This hypothesis is not fully proven, but it is widely considered credible.) Thus one way that we might treat Alzheimer would be to reduce or eliminate beta-amyloid plaques….