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Dementia Life Expectancy Tool Promises Benefit for Patients and Providers

Researchers from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden’s largest academic medical research center, along with researchers from the Netherlands, have developed a set of screening tests as a Dementia life expectancy tool that they report can accurately predict the life expectancy of a dementia patient within three years of diagnosis. The tools are intended to help healthcare providers … Continue reading Dementia Life Expectancy Tool Promises Benefit for Patients and Providers

Alzheimer’s Vaccine Offers New Hope For Patients

Over 40 years of research and development into treatments for Alzheimer’s disease has yielded few results, being marked by a string of repeated failures of stage III clinical trials, the final stage of drug testing before Food and Drug Administration approval for market sale. Some experts have gone so far as to describe the lack … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Vaccine Offers New Hope For Patients