Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Sildenafil Reduces Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a disease condition associated with aging and is very critical in some patients, patients tend to forget things even their adress and homes in old age.
While it if found in a recent research done by National Institute of Health that, in an experimental models, stem cell derived nerve cells when added with Sildenafil it reduced the Biomarkers associated with Alzheimer’s disease, drug also increased the neurites, which enhances the communication in between two nerve cells.

This research was triggered after it was observed that patients taking Sildenafil for erectile disfunction had lower occurance of Alzheimer’s disease.Dr. Feixiong Cheng at the Cleveland Clinic have done this discovery.
Still this use of Sildenafil is not approved for the indication Alzheimer’s disease (Dementia).

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