June 3, 2021
Alzheimer’s and dementia already afflict too many people, yet their prevalence is expected to more than double in the coming…
May 28, 2021
The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review claims that the first disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer’s disease isn’t worth its cost.
May 26, 2021
“Diagnose and adios.” The phrase was both a joke and a slight about neurology when I first entered the medical field in 1990.
May 19, 2021
For 20 years there wasn’t a single medication I could prescribe to help my patients overcome multiple sclerosis, a disease that gradually robbed them of their strength, vision, coordination, and also memory and thinking abilities.
May 18, 2021
For people living with Huntington’s disease, there may be help on the horizon as Congress looks to speed access to federal insurance coverage.
May 12, 2021
The term “nursing home” conjures up different images for different people. Some people picture active older adults playing bridge and doing water aerobics. Others have visions of wheelchair-bound, elderly who have more severe challenges.
May 5, 2021
Awareness of Americans’ mental health has heightened in the past year – and for good reason.
April 30, 2021
Very few of the more than 5 million Americans, or their caregivers, who live with Alzheimer’s have ever heard of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review.
April 26, 2021
Watching a patient eat. Asking about family photos on the nearby coffee table. Observing the living space. These are all benefits of telemedicine that help doctors see their patients through a new lens.
April 16, 2021
For the 39 million Americans who experience migraine headaches, noninvasive devices offer a new option for stopping painful symptoms. Insurers, however, are giving the devices the cold shoulder.