Powered by lexis nexis

-Johns Hopkins University - Deep Brain Stimulation for Alzheimer's Not for Everyone

Oct 18, 2018 - ENP Newswire

In a report of the phase II ADvance clinical trial, Johns Hopkins researchers report that people diagnosed under age 65-those with early-onset Alzheimer's disease-didn't benefit from deep brain stimulation. Their findings appeared in the July issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.

'Our results suggest that as we look at deep brain stimulation as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease, we should probably focus on those over 65, which is the bulk of people with Alzheimer's,' says Jeannie-...