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Recent advances in drug treatment for Alzheimers dementia

, : Recent advances in drug treatment for Alzheimers dementia. Asia-Pacific Psychiatry 3(3): 115-119

The increasing ageing population and subsequent increase in dementia means that the need for finding appropriate treatments has become more important. Current treatments are limited and only provide some symptomatic improvements in patients. This article reviews the recent drug advances in treatment for Alzheimer's disease which have been of varying success. It appears that a combination of these will be required.


DOI: 10.1111/j.1758-5872.2011.00138.x

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