The findings were seen in a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled discontinuation trial that was stopped early for efficacy.
The benefits of developing music playlists for people with dementia are numerous, according to Dan Cohen, founder of Music & Memory.
Individual doctors can prescribe Aduhelm, but patients would have to go elsewhere to receive the drug via infusion.
Taking up reading, puzzles and games even in one’s 80s may provide cognitive protection.
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CMS says a final decision on coverage is not likely until next spring.
The request follows reports that Biogen and the FDA held off-the-books meetings before the drug’s approval that may have violated FDA protocol.
The authors suggest that longer exposure to endogenous estrogen may be associated with increased levels of Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers.
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Major changes to prescribing instructions are rare, especially so soon after approval; it change could curb the drug’s use.
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