Oct 19, 2011

How to Cut the Incidence of Alzheimer's in Half

I understand that members of the Alzheimer's community are anxious for an effective treatment that would stop the development of Alzheimer's, or cure the disease.

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An effective treatment that would delay the onset of full blown Alzheimer's by five to ten years would make a dramatic difference in the lives of millions and their families.

Stephen Rao
"If we can delay the onset of Alzheimer's by five years, by some estimates we can cut the incidence of Alzheimer's in half. If we can delay the disease by 10 years, we could almost eliminate it because people would die from other conditions first."
-- Stephen Rao, in the journal Neurology

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