Which experimental therapies have been proposed for Alzheimer disease (AD)?

Updated: May 09, 2019
  • Author: Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MS, MEd; Chief Editor: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA  more...
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A variety of experimental therapies have been proposed for AD. These include antiamyloid therapy, reversal of excess tau phosphorylation, estrogen therapy, vitamin E therapy, and free-radical scavenger therapy. Studies of these therapies have yielded mostly disappointing results.


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