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6 Latest Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease

Treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, the devastating condition that affects more than five million Americans, has remained notoriously elusive for decades. Now, a small study released by drug company Eli Lilly offers at least a flicker of hope: It shows that the experimental drug donanemab may significantly slow patients’ cognitive decline.

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How will an Apple Watch Help Study Dementia?

Biogen is launching a new virtual research study in collaboration with Apple, one that will look into how an Apple Watch and iPhone could help monitor a person’s cognitive decline, a potential symptom of dementia and neurological diseases.

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11 Easy-to-Spot Dementia Signs

Many families have experienced the rollercoaster of emotions watching a loved one slowly start to subside to dementia or Alzheimer’s, but it’s important to realize that you and your loved ones are not alone.

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Is there a Blood Test for Alzheimer’s?

A company has started selling the first blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, a leap for the field that could make it much easier for people to learn whether they have dementia. It also raises concern about the accuracy and impact of such life-altering news.

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Preparing for the Impact of Alzheimer’s Disease

It is estimated that by 2040, the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other cognitive disorders is expected to double to close to 12 million due to the aging population, according to a recent study by RBC Wealth Management and Aon.

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