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New study shows that blood thinners may slow down Alzheimer’s

Thursday, May 26, 2016Researchers from the Örebro University found evidence that clopidogrel, a well-known blood-thinner drug, may slow down Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) progression. The study published in the journal Science Signaling was led by Professor Margitta Elvers and included researchers…

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Abilify (aripiprazole) – an effective drug or a dangerous one?

Monday, April 4, 2016Abilify (aripiprazole) is an atypical antipsychotic drug used to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, which is also indicated as adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder and Tourette’s syndrome (1). Aripiprazole was approved by…

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Psychiatric symptoms speed up Alzheimer’s progression

Monday, April 4, 2016Two recent studies published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry found evidence of a possible association between Neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) and a faster progression towards Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). The two…