New experimental Alzheimer's drug

Alzheimer's disease

October 10, 2011 5:25:01 PM PDT
There's promising news for people with Alzheimer's disease and their families.

Early clinical trials show an experimental Alzheimer's drug may help lower levels of plaque in the brains of people with the disease.

The new study appears in the "Archives of Neurology".

However experts say while promising more research is needed before the drug can be deemed safe or effective.