Oken and colleaguesArticle have carefully reviewed at least 50 articles on the role of Ginkgo biloba in the treatment of Alzheimer disease (AD). There is a small but significant positive therapeutic effect in cognitive function in treating patients with AD. This study supports additional studies of the pharmacological basis of response.
An interesting and thorough review of therapies for aphasia is provided by AlbertArticle. Insights and hope for the future are provided in this positive assessment of a difficult subject.
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