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Alternative Approaches to the Search for Alzheimer’s Disease Treatments

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Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90899-9121, USA
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Retired Pharmacist, Culver City, CA 90230, USA
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Departments of Neuroradiology, Neurological Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90899-9121, USA
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Received: 15 February 2018 / Revised: 21 February 2018 / Accepted: 22 February 2018 / Published: 24 February 2018
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Abstract

Clinical trials of drugs for Alzheimer’s disease have called into question the role of amyloid in the disease. The reasons several drugs recently failed clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease are presented. An alternative approach with a traditional plant medicine is discussed. The pharmacology of the phytochemicals found in the plant medicine is provided. View Full-Text
Keywords: Alzheimer’s disease; vaccines; secretase inhibitors; receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE) inhibitor; immunotherapy Alzheimer’s disease; vaccines; secretase inhibitors; receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE) inhibitor; immunotherapy
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Lien, E.J.; Adams, J.D.; Lien, L.L.; Law, M. Alternative Approaches to the Search for Alzheimer’s Disease Treatments. J 2018, 1, 2-7.

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