Studies by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) at NIH are looking at the neuroprotective qualities of diets rich in B vitamins and antioxidant phytochemicals. These nutrients… [ 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 ]
A clinical trial in Europe found that treating Alzheimer’s patients with an Alzheimer’s drug reduced annual treatment costs by $1,000 per patient.
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In one study, deep-brain stimulation for Parkinson’s patients significantly reduced their required dosages of antiparkinsonian medications, consequently decreasing their medication costs by 32% 1 year after surgery, and 39% 2… [ Get More Details ]
According to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, one of the most promising medicines in development is to treat Alzheimer’s disease. The medicine inhibits plaque formation and blocks the… [ Get More Details ]