The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved 5 drugs that have proven to temporarily slow the worsening of Alzheimer’s disease symptoms for an average of 6 – 12 months… [ Get More Details ]
An Alzheimer’s disease research study showed that billions of dollars could be saved if physicians could intervene before someone becomes symptomatic. This positive net savings occurred with both drug treatment… [ Get More Details ]
An Alzheimer’s disease treatment breakthrough that slowed its progression and began to show its effects in 2015, would reduce the Medicare costs for people with the disease by $20 billion… [ Get More Details ]
Donepezil, a cholinesterase inhibitor, has been found to slow progression of Alzheimer’s disease in its early stages, delaying the need for nursing home care by an average of 30 months.
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If an Alzheimer’s disease treatment breakthrough that delayed the age of onset by 5 years were introduced in 2015, by 2050 the total reduction in cost of care for people… [ Get More Details ]