Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia

Evaluating Progression of Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease

Evaluating Progression of Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease

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While there has been increasing understanding of Alzheimer's neuropathology, little is known about the relationship between progression of agitation and disease severity.

Alzheimer's Disease Mortality Rate Has Increased 55 Percent

Alzheimer's Disease Mortality Rate Has Increased 55 Percent

The mortality rate from Alzheimer's increased 54.5 percent — from 16.5 per 100,000 people in 1999 to 25.4 per 100,000 in 2014.

Many Patients With Alzheimer's Discontinue AChEIs

Many Patients With Alzheimer's Discontinue AChEIs

More than 81% of participants reported adverse events, but rates were similar between groups.

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