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09-16-14

The 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's today, with another person developing the disease every 68 seconds. By 2050, the number of people living with Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple. As if those numbers weren't staggering enough, consider this: Alzheimer's disease is the only cause of death among the top 10 (it's currently ranked No. 6) in the United States that can't be prevented, cured or slowed down.

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09-09-14

Study questions drugs given to many with advanced Alzheimer’s

More than half of patients with advanced dementia who are in the end stages of Alzheimer’s disease continue to receive drugs that have questionable benefits, such as medications to treat dementia and statins to lower their cholesterol levels, finds a new study from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester.

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