A new study reports that using optogenetics, stimulating specific brain cells using light, may provide better results for Parkinson’s patients than traditional deep brain stimulation because of the ability to… [ Get More Details ]
If an Alzheimer’s disease treatment breakthrough that delayed the age of onset by 5 years was introduced in 2015, by 2020 Medicaid costs for people with the disease would be… [ Get More Details ]
Research shows that use of donepezil leads to a 4-fold increase in drug costs; however, it significantly lowers overall medical costs, reducing medical treatment and prescription drug costs by $3,891… [ Get More Details ]
In one study, despite a 4-fold increase in prescription drug spending, overall health spending for Alzheimer’s patients undergoing drug therapy went down by 1/3.
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