Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common and fastest growing cause of dementia, accounting for an estimated 60 to 80 percent of all cases. Irreversible and progressive, AD slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks of daily living. Although treatment can help manage the symptoms of AD, there is no cure for the disease.
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Treatment Options for Alzheimer's Disease
Recent advances and FDA approvals have made available treatments that ease the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and in some cases delay its progression. .
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New IDEAS Study
New IDEAS is an ongoing clinical trial that examines how amyloid PET scans can help physicians diagnose and treat Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. This trial is currently recruiting patients. To meet the needs of the study, investigators are particularly interested in enrolling patients who are Black or African American and Hispanic or Latino.
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