What does the future hold for the war on Alzheimer’s? (The Globe and Mail):
“After spending huge sums on clinical trails in recent years, the pharmaceutical industry has failed to find a drug that can halt the mind-robbing disease. And this month, Pfizer announced it is ending its Alzheimer’s research, although other companies haven’t thrown in the towel yet. But other prevention measures are being explored.
Several Toronto hospitals are involved in an ambitious $10-million, five-year study to determine whether a combination of cognitive remediation – mental exercises – plus electrical stimulation of the brain can delay [Read more…] about With pharma exiting Alzheimer’s research, new hope (and urgency) seen in the combination of brain training and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS)