Housecall for Health: Alzheimer’s Prevention Drug Trial

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A new drug has been approved for trial use in hopes of finding a way to prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease.

FOX’s Colleen Cappon has details in today’s “Housecall for Health”:

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A new, experimental drug trial may reveal whether Alzheimer’s can be prevented. ┬áThe pharmaceutical giant GenTech has received approval to try the drug Crenezumab on people that carry a gene that causes early dementia, but who currently have no signs of the disease.

It is the first trial to gauge whether early intervention can help prevent of slow Alzheimer’s. ┬áResults on the effectiveness of the drug are expected later this year.

Housecall for Health, I’m Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.