Silver Book Fact

Fact image

Medicines Allow Patients to Remain Independent Longer: New Alzheimer’s medicine delays need for costly home care

PhRMA. The Value of Medicines: Facts and figures 2006; 2006. http://innovation.org/documents/Value%20of%20Medicine%20FINAL%200712061.pdf

Reference

Title
The Value of Medicines: Facts and figures 2006
Publication Date
2006
Authors
PhRMA
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Human Value

Related Facts

  • Medicare Costs, 5-Year Delayed Onset  
  • Impact of Slowed Progression on Severe Stage, Americans Age 65 and Older with Alzheimer’s, 2010-2050  
  • Americans Age 65 and Older with Alzheimer’s Disease, 2010–2050  
  • It is imperative to weigh costs of implementing new technologies for predicting onset of Alzheimer’s disease through biomarkers and delaying onset earlier against the potential benefits of improving health. Overall…  
  • A $1 billion-investment in Alzheimer’s research that led to research breakthroughs by 2010 could have a 10-to-1 return by 2015, and a 90-to-1 return by 2050.