Letters to the Editor


February 15, 2023

Recently I ran across an article on the web that got me to thinking about larger issues. The article was "The Reason There's Been No Cure for Alzheimer's" by Joanne Silberner (https://www.thefp.com/p/where-is-the-cure-for-alzheimers). In it the author's father had died from dementia and she is trying to uncover why in 20 years no effective treatments for dementia have been researched. After digging into it she finds that researchers have only been looking at amyloid plaques as the cause of the problem. And why the focus on amyloid plaques to the exclusion of all else? All of a sudden, there...

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