Combining gains in health-related knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and its application for both genders, reductions in mortality between 1970 and 2000 yielded additional life-years with an end of century value… [ Get More Details ]
Willena is 75 and was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease five years ago Her daughter and primary caregiver, Wanda
“Willena is 75 and was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease five years ago. Her daughter and primary caregiver, Wanda Richardson, believes that her mother went undiagnosed for at least 15 years… [ Get More Details ]
Based on rates of admission in 1998, delaying admission of Alzheimer’s patients to nursing homes by 1 month could save as much as $1.12 billion a year.
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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 ]
The present value QUALY gains associated with a new drug that by 2010 could delay disease onset by 1, 3, and 5 years. The dollar value estimates range from approximately… [ Get More Details ]