Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: June 2004

New Study Claims Limited Benefits for Aricept
Aricept (donepezil) did not delay placement into nursing homes or ease the burden of caregiving.
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The Latest on Hormone Therapy and Alzheimer’s
Hormone replacement does not appear to protect the brains of older women.
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Alzheimer’s Brain Scans to be Covered by Medicare
Medicare will cover PET scans for the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's.
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Understanding the Stem Cell Debate
The recent death of President Ronald Reagan has spurred calls for expanded research.
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Alzheimer’s May Preserve Certain Memory Skills
Understanding unique features of the illness could help ease the burden of care.
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Alzheimer’s: From Nursing Home to End-of-Life Care
Length of life is an important consideration for anyone touched by Alzheimer's.
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President Ronald Reagan Dies at age 93
President Ronald Reagan passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
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