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Alzheimer's drug maker sends a different message in the courtroom

Alzheimer's drug maker sends a different message in the courtroom

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It's almost impossible to turn on the tube these days without seeing an ad from a drug company. The typical scenario goes something like this: Person with a disease or problem is all smiles, thanks to the benefits of the advertised drug. But there's a catch.

Forest Laboratories sets date to stop NAMENDA tablets

Forest Laboratories has announced it will discontinue sale of NAMENDA tablets on August 15. The company will continue to sell the oral solution of NAMENDA and once-daily extended release capsules.

Is the National Football League our best hope for Alzheimer's progress?

Is the National Football League our best hope for Alzheimer's progress?

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More than 110 million Americans watched yesterday's Super Bowl in New Orleans. It's not too hard to see why the game has become our nation's defining cultural ritual. The National Football League also could give us the nation's best chance at progress against Alzheimer's disease.

Study: Alzheimer's drugs should be more widely used

Study: Alzheimer's drugs should be more widely used

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Alzheimer's medications typically used only in early stages of the disease can be more useful in later, more severe stages of dementia than previously thought, a new study suggests.