Alzheimer’s is one of the most dangerous diseases and it has no treatment. However, things could change as new trials discovered that a Biogen drug could be effective in fighting against this disease. The drug, aducanumab, could be a major discovery that will save the life of million of people.
Researchers said that Alzheimer’s is caused by amyloid plaques, which are accumulating in the brain. According to the study, the Biogen drug is able to reduce the presence of these substances in the brain. They used a data of 165 patients who tried this medication during a year. Even though a progress was seen, there were some patients who had side effects, such as bleeding in the brain. Researchers want to make more studies before they will know that this drug is the best for all patients.
There are some treatments for Alzheimer’s, but they are not able to reduce the plaques in the brain. Doctors use medication to slow memory loss. There are also many antidepressants than doctors prescribe when someone has Alzheimer’s. If they discover that this treatment is working, millions of people will be saved.
Biogen began more trials of this drug, but we will found out the results in some years. They hope they will find what causes the brain plaques and how they can be killed by using the Biogen drug.
Alzheimer’s is a disease that affects our brain and is getting worse during the years.Its most common symptom is not remembering events. When the disease develops, people are not able to remember their relatives or friends, are not motivated or have problems with self-care.The worst thing about this disease people who suffer from it not only lose their memory, they will also die because of it.
Think that one day you could not remember what was the name of your friends or children. You will forget the most important events in your life. Unfortunately, until now, there is no treatment for this disease. Those medications are only slowing down the symptoms, but this new Biogen drug could be our saviour.
Many researchers are trying to find the treatment for Alzheimer’s. Some of them showed that they managed to develop some medication, but there will be more years before people will use it. It is not easy because if the drug is harmful to humans, there will be side effects worse than Alzheimer’s. We are hoping they will manage to find the treatment in the future.
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