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Alzheimer disease

The most common dementia in the elderly, Alzheimer disease places tremendous physical and emotional strain on patient and caregiver alike.
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Antipsychotic meds associated with reduced survival in patients with Alzheimer’s disease

Level 2: Mid-level evidenceIn April 2008, the Dementia Antipsychotic Withdrawal Trial (DART-AD) showed that stopping antipsychotic treatment did not worsen cognitive, functional, or behavioral status in most elderly patients with Alzheimer’s disease (PLoS Med. 2008;5:e76; accessed April 8, 2009). Based on results of short-term trials that indicated an increased mortality risk, the FDA has previously…
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Trials for Investigational Alzheimer’s Treatment Lanabecestat Discontinued

The independent data monitoring committee (IDMC) concluded that the 2 trials (AMARANTH and DAYBREAK-ALZ) investigating the treatment in mild Alzheimer's disease dementia, were not likely to meet their primary endpoints of change from baseline on the 13-item Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale - Cognitive Subscale.
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