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CMS: Medicare will not cover PET scans for Alzheimer's

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Seniors will not be able to receive Medicare coverage for imaging scans to help diagnose Alzheimer's disease, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced.

Common medications trigger Alzheimer's, researchers find

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Certain widely prescribed medications can trigger or slow the progress of Alzheimer's disease, according to recently published research.

Researchers make 'stunning' Alzheimer's breakthrough, return affected neurons to normal state

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A major breakthrough in Alzheimer's research could lead to new and more effective ways of treating the disease, according to a recently released study in the Journal of Neuroscience.