CBS News: New Trial to Treat Alzheimer's Seen as "Game Changing"

By Wyatt Andres, CBS News

BOSTON -- Helene DeCoste of Boston is a patient in a ground breaking clinical trial, testing whether a drug called Solanezumab can slow down or even prevent Alzheimer's disease. No drug has even come close before, but researchers have never tested patients quite like Helene in quite this way before.

"She is a perfect patient for this trial," said Dr. Reisa Sperling, a physician at Harvard University and the project director of what's called the A4 Study.


The Dallas Morning News: The Toll Alzheimer's Disease Has Taken on the Rhinestone Cowboy

Article by Pamela Yip, The Dallas Morning News

Alzheimer’s disease plays no favorites.

It’s the Great Equalizer.

Just ask Kim Campbell, wife of singer Glen Campbell, who was diagnosed with the disease in 2011 and now lives in a memory care community in Nashville.


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