The pain wouldn’t stop – because her meds had been stolen

LaVonne Borsheim’s family did not understand why she was in such severe pain. Ms Borsheim, 86, had long suffered from rheumatoid arthritis and other health problems, including hip and knee replacements and heart failure. Her husband, Roger, looked after her in their tiny home in suburban Minneapolis, meticulously administering the …

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Can Medication Help Us Fight Alzheimer’s Disease?

Scientists target plaques, proteins, and inflammation to prevent or slow disease progression. When the FDA approved the Alzheimer’s disease drug aducanumab (Aduhelm) in June 2021, it sparked a storm of criticism. Some doctors and their patients celebrated the decision, hailing the arrival of the first treatment for Alzheimer’s disease in …

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