Much Better Treatment For Alzheimer's Is about 10 Years Away

via NPR by TERRY GROSS

Our family has been dealing with this terrible disease for the past 10 years.  Finally there may be a light at the end of the tunnel for future generations.

  • Though there is no cure for Alzheimer's disease, British neuroscientist Joseph Jebelli is optimistic about current research involving neural stem cells and cell regeneration.
  • "Just the last few years alone have seen some serious breakthroughs in Alzheimer's research," he says. "Ten years should be enough time for us to develop, if not a cure, certainly a much better treatment than what we have at the moment."
  • One of the exciting new treatments being tested is using sleep to treat Alzheimer's disease, and seeing if a certain level of sleep can somehow affect the symptoms or somehow slow the disease down.

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