Alzheimer’s Research: 100 years in the making

Despite decades of research, Alzheimer’s Disease continues to be one of the leading causes of death in the world today. According to data from the Alzheimer’s Association, one in three seniors in the United States dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia related illness. Worldwide the number of people exhibiting dementia is forecast to rise to 131.5 million by 2050, and roughly 43 percent of these cases will require levels of care equivalent to that provided by nursing homes. And even though we have been aware of this disease for more than 100 years, we still cannot prevent it, cure...

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