Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia
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Some Blood Pressure Medications May Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s, But Not For All Populations
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Accelerating Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Innovations from the Research Pipeline to Patients
Goldman, Fillit, and Neumann outline policy options that would lead to more innovation.
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Even small delays in the onset of Alzheimer's disease and dementia could have significant impacts for the patient, their family and caregivers, and the healthcare system more broadly. The Schaeffer Center's microsimulation models demonstrate there may be preventive measures we can take now to shape the nation's future health.