In one study, Alzheimer’s patients who took donepezil had an increase in their prescription costs of $1,000 per patient, but saw reduced total medical costs of about 1/3–from $11,947 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 out-of-pocket costs to individuals and families dealing with the… [ Get More Details ]
Valuing a QALY at $175,000, new drugs that would produce a 5-year delay in Alzheimer’s disease onset for all new cases between 2010 and 2050 would yield a benefit of… [ Get More Details ]
Researchers have found how to manipulate embryonic stem cells to form dopamine-producing brain cells. This new source of cells could someday be used to replace cells lost to Parkinson’s.
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