On June 7, the F.D.A approved the use of the controversial Alzheimer’s treatment Aduhelm. This led to a backlash from many Alzheimer’s experts, who say that evidence for the drug’s effectiveness is limited.
Donald Trump Jr. took to Twitter to revive a conspiracy theory about President Joe Biden’s mental health, suggesting Biden has Alzheimer’s Disease.
“It’s almost like there’s a personal reason Joe Biden is all of a sudden magically focused on Alzheimer’s,” wrote Trump Jr. in response to a piece in Time by Maria Shriver and George Vradenburg, both of whom are involved in Alzheimer’s awareness efforts.
Update: This story has been corrected to reflect that this is an opinion piece, and not a factual statement about the president’s menconditiontion.
President Donald Trump is undergoing significant cognitive decline and must be tested for dementia according to a new report in USA Today.
*The following is an opinion column by R Muse*
Despite the myriad advances of medical science over the past two centuries, human beings still fall victim to a wide variety of diseases, sickness, and epidemics; even in a technologically-advance nation like America. Of course all diseases, conditions and infirmities are brutal, but one that is extraordinarily so is Alzheimer’s; that deadly chronic neurodegenerative disease that slowly, but fundamentally, shuts down the brain and eventually the life of its victim.