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Why Women May Be More Susceptible To Alzheimer’s Disease

Case Western Reserve University researchers have identified a mechanism in brain tissue that may explain why women are more vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease—a finding that they say could help lead to new medicines to treat the disease.

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reforms, dementia

How To Help Care For Someone With Alzheimer’s Or Dementia

More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to increase to nearly 14 million by 2050. Aside from the disease’s burden to the patient, it also impacts family caregivers.

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drinking, genetics

Could Moderate Drinking Lead To Cognitive Decline?

Drinking seven or more units of alcohol per week is associated with higher iron levels in the brain, according to a study of about 21,000 people.

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FDA, Aduhelm, Part B

Forget Any Changes To Medicare Part B Premium Rates

About three months ago, I reported that people on Medicare were being over-charged for their Part B (doctor’s care) premium rates because of the inflated cost of a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease.

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Aduhelm, premiums

Patients Divided Over Aduhelm: Is It a ‘Risk I’m Willing to Take’ or Just a ‘Magic Pill‘?

If you listen to the nation’s largest Alzheimer’s disease advocacy organizations, you might think everyone living with Alzheimer’s wants unfettered access to Aduhelm, a controversial new treatment.

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Inside The Tactical Tug Of War Over The Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug Aduhelm

The drug industry, patient advocates, and congressional Republicans have all attacked federal officials’ decision to decline routine Medicare coverage for a controversial Alzheimer’s drug.

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