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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved 5 drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. These drugs have been found to temporarily slow the worsening of Alzheimer’s symptoms for an average of 6-12 months, for around 1/2 of those individuals who take the drugs.

Alzheimer's Association. 2009 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures. Alzheimers Dement. 2009; 5(3): 234-70. http://www.alzheimersanddementia.com/article/S1552-5260(09)00074-0/fulltext

Reference

Title
2009 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures
Publication
Alzheimers Dement
Publication Date
2009
Authors
Alzheimer's Association
Volume & Issue
Volume 5, Issue 3
Pages
234-70
URL
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