When people say, 'You have Alzheimer's,' you have no idea what Alzheimer's is. You know it's not good. You know there's no light at the end of the tunnel. That's the only way you can go. But you really don't know anything about it. And you don't know what to expect - Nancy Reagan


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Do we have Alzheimer’s disease all wrong?

Every step toward an effective Alzheimer’s treatment seems to be followed by another step back. It’s hard not to feel as if we are running in place, as millions of patients and their families suffer through one of the most harrowing diseases known to humanity. We went through that two-step again over the past two weeks when the retraction of a landmark study was followed by federal scientific advisers endorsing a new treatment. This treatment has led to modest clinical improvements for patients but also comes with the same safety concerns that have dogged other recent drug candidates. The authors of the retracted paper in question, which was published in Nature in 2006 and claimed to…

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