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Alzheimer's Health Costs

The Hidden Costs of Alzheimer’s Disease

October 2, 2019

Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are estimated to cost $290 billion dollars a year in the United States,… Read More

Anemia Tied to Alzheimer’s Risk

October 2, 2019

Anemia, a common condition in the elderly marked by low levels of hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying component of red blood cells,… Read More

Alzheimer’s Drug May Lead to Life-Threatening Muscle Disease

October 2, 2019

Many people with Alzheimer’s disease take the drug donepezil (brand name Aricept) to help ease symptoms for a time. But… Read More

Susceptible to Scams? It May Be an Early Sign of Alzheimer’s Disease

September 30, 2019

Older men and women who are cognitively “normal” but who are prone to falling for financial scams and other forms… Read More

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New Guidelines Urge a Healthy Lifestyle to Prevent Dementia

September 23, 2019

Some basic health and lifestyle measures can help people reduce their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other forms dementia,… Read More

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Alzheimer’s Caregivers May Benefit from Happiness Training

September 18, 2019

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease is highly stressful and can lead to depression, anxiety and other potentially… Read More

Opiods Pain Killers Risk Alzheimer's

Opioid Painkillers Increase Pneumonia Risk in People With Alzheimer’s Disease

August 20, 2019

People with Alzheimer’s disease who are treated with opioid painkillers are at increased risk of developing pneumonia. The risk was… Read More

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