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Living with Dementia


No Benefit for Dimebon in Huntington’s

An antihistamine that failed to work in Alzheimer’s disease also fell short of expectations in Huntington’s disease, researchers reported.

In a randomized controlled trial, latrepirdine (Dimebon) didn’t improve cognition or global function compared with placebo, Ray Dorsey, MD, of Johns Hopkins, and colleagues reported online in the Archives of Neurology.

Currently, medications can mitigate… No Benefit for Dimebon in Huntington’s   

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