ARCHIVED NEWS : 2002

U.S. Releases Data on Nursing Homes

November 12, 2002

People can now get quality indicators on all 17,000 nursing homes in the United States, a new government effort to give families tools to make better decisions for loved ones. Read More

Peeling Plaque: Researchers Remain Optimistic About a Vaccine Against Alzheimer’s

May 6, 2002

While the much-touted "Alzheimer vaccine" met a roadblock when serious safety problems arose in clinical trial volunteers, alternative approaches to immune therapy against Alzheimer's continue to keep hope alive for this innovative treatment strategy... Read More

Cholesterol Drugs Cut Alzheimer’s Risk:

April 7, 2002

A group of popular cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins may dramatically lower the risk of developing Alzheimer's, researchers reported at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in April... Read More

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