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Alzheimer's: More Evidence It Starts Long Before Adulthood
More evidence is emerging that suggests that Alzheimer’s disease begins early in life.
You may have seen reports on the “treatment” on TV or heard that some of Beverley Hills’ richest citizens are raving about it, but whole body cryotherapy (WBC) doesn’t yet have the data to back up the many health benefits claimed by its boosters.
Healthcare professionals may soon be able to double dip and use diabetes drugs to also treat Alzheimer’s disease, and vice versa.
Studying the use of targeted medicines in psychiatry is still new but early studies have shown that this could be a viable treatment option in the future for some patients in need.
In the field of oncology the use of targeted medications is becoming more commonplace to address various conditions. Research is being done in other areas of medicine, including psychiatry to see if there is more that can be done to address this patient population as well.
As the population ages one of the biggest concerns for people is developing various forms of dementia. What can be done to help these patients is the topic of much debate.
Talking about mental health conditions may be easier than it was a few years ago but the stigma still exists in many parts of the population. The National Alliance on Mental Illness is working to overcome that issue on a variety of fronts.
With a wide range of mental health issues needing advancements in treatment there is constant work being done to find new medications that can help the various patient populations.
Allergan has made a name for itself in the treatment of many neurological and mental health conditions and continues to grow its portfolio. One of its newest offerings is cariprazine which they hope will be a powerful tool in the antipsychotic area.

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