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By On April 30th, 2013

Ritalin To Fight Alzheimer’s Apathy

There are currently no prescription medications capable of stopping memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients, although many trials and studies are being conducted to change that. In the mean time, experts can only treat other symptoms of Alzheimer’s, which include apathy. Paul Taylor, of the Globe and Mail, reports that “up to 70-percent of Alzheimer’s patients can…

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By On March 13th, 2013

Electrocurrent Reduces Depression Symptoms

Electroconvulsive therapy is a rarely used method that has developed quite a stigma over the past few decades. However, an alternative treatment method using an electrical current 1/400th the strength has been found to improve the symptoms of moderate depression when used in combination with the drug zoloft. As Adriana Barton reported for the Globe…

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