Monday, January 03, 2011

Huge New Screening (and Drug Treatment) Push for Alzheimer's Disease

'Alzheimer's researchers are pushing for the disease to be redefined so that treatment can begin years earlier than under current practices.

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, and can currently be conclusively diagnosed only with an autopsy. It already affects more than 26 million people around the world, and this number is expected to triple by 2050.'


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