Category Archives: memory

IN BRIEF: Alzheimer’s: Does Aricept work?

IN BRIEF: Alzheimer’s: Does Aricept work?

  From Bob DiMarco [1,2} it seems that the verdict is a thoughtful “yes”,  Aricept can help against Alzheimer’s and should be tried, Doctor permitting. Aricept [or Donepezil the medical name], attempts to elevate the reduced cholinergic neurotransmission which affects both the Peripheral Nervous System and the Central Nervous System.  …Read the Rest

IN BRIEF: Some Alzheimer’s Medications Seem More Effective For Women than For Men

IN BRIEF: Some Alzheimer’s Medications Seem More Effective For Women than For Men

Elsevier is about to publish an article that is a little bit troubling: Some individuals with Alzheimer’s  are taking cholinesterase inhibitors [7], and the benefits seem to be strongly gender dependent: ” Among women, a higher PI (i.e., greater duration of use) of cholinesterase inhibitors was associated with slower progression… …Read the Rest

Overview of Fibromyalgia And Its Treatments (January 2012)

Overview of Fibromyalgia And Its Treatments (January 2012)

The Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)  is one of the diseases that were reputed to be all in your head.  Not any more, at least not  in the “imaginary” sense. This was particularly,  aggravating because it could be so painful. It is called a syndrome because it manifests itself in a similar …Read the Rest

L-amphetamine improves memory in MS patients

L-amphetamine improves memory in MS patients

MND: Memory issues can be a problem for some MS patients. A team of researchers from New Jersey/ New York studied  the effect of  from L-amphetamine on MS patients and found it to improve their memory.[1] MND: Amphetamines are serious drugs used for medical [ADHD, Narcolepsy], or illegal recreational use in the same …Read the Rest

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