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Old 04-07-2015, 06:35 AM   #21
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A possible breakthrough drug, that has already been tested for safety, but was used for stroke. Potential to stop or reverse plaque build up.

Stroke drug could cure Alzheimer's disease believe scientists | Health | Life & Style | Daily Express

There is currently no effective drug to prevent or halt the memory-destroying condition, which affects 500,000 people in the UK alone.

But scientists believe edaravone could help eliminate Alzheimer’s build up of amyloid plaques in the brain. In tests on mice, researchers said it was able to “prevent and treat” the disease by “rescuing the cognitive deficits”.

Edaravone is marketed in Japan to treat acute ischemic stroke patients presenting within 24 hours of attack though it is not licensed in Europe or the US for any condition.
And another drug, aducanumab, being developed by Biogen... announced recently:

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Old 04-07-2015, 07:21 AM   #22
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Seems people are always selling something. The supplement industry is one of the biggest scams going. Many of them are likely harmful.
If anything, he is giving away information that most likely would lead to improved health for anyone that tries his "prescription". None of the named supplements are scams or harmful.

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Be wary of such click getting, attention grabbing headlines with regard to new studies. Reading "Wrong: Why Experts Keep Failing Us — and How to Know When Not to Trust Them" by Daniel Freedman will open your eyes to the accuracy of such studies/information in all fields. From Time Magazine's review:

To read the factoids David Freedman rattles off in his book Wrong is terrifying. He begins by writing that about two-thirds of the findings published in the top medical journals are refuted within a few years. It gets worse. As much as 90% of physicians' medical knowledge has been found to be substantially or completely wrong. In fact, there is a 1 in 12 chance that a doctor's diagnosis will be so wrong that it causes the patient significant harm. And it's not just medicine. Economists have found that all studies published in economics journals are likely to be wrong. Professionally prepared tax returns are more likely to contain significant errors than self-prepared returns. Half of all newspaper articles contain at least one factual error. [Emphasis Added]

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