Some call it a novel approach to treating Alzheimer's disease. Others call it "snake oil."
Either way, Axona is different from other treatments. It's a milkshake -- not a drug, but a "medical food," and it's a controversial alternative for Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers, who face a frustrating lack of options when it comes to treating the disease successfully. Like drugs, "medical foods" are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but the agency's approval standards...Full Story