Caregivers may affect Alzheimer's trials, study says

12/27/2012 | HealthDay News

Alzheimer's disease trials do not include enough patients who have caregivers other than their spouses, which could affect study outcomes, U.S. researchers reported in the journal Neurology. Alzheimer's patients who had caregivers other than a spouse had a 70% higher dropout risk in studies than those who were cared for by a spouse.

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