Pimavaserin May Solve The Problem of Antipsychotics in Dementia - The off-label use of current antipsychotic medications for dementia is linked to increased mortality, serious adverse events, and cognitive decline. Learn how the pimavanserin trial hopes to change all that.
Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: What Causes Sundowning? Frustration or Chemistry? -- In "Sundowning syndrome," people with dementias such as Alzheimer’s show high levels of anxiety, agitation, general activity and delirium. It typically occurs in late afternoon and evening, before their normal time to go to bed. Learn how brain biology explains “sundowning.”