Category Archives: Alzheimer’s Disease Statistics

Deaths From Neurological Disease Rising Sharply

Neurodegenerative Disease The Fastest-Growing Cause Of Death By Dr. Russell Blaylock, M.D. A new study that was recently published in the journal Surgical Neurology International confirms what I wrote about several years ago — that the incidence of neurological disease … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Surging Across Scandinavia

Sewage Sludge Contaminating Food, Water Alzheimer’s disease is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. People living across Scandinavia have the highest prevalence of the disease in the world. At least 50 million people already have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. … Continue reading

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Switzerland Hosts International Summit On Alzheimer’s Disease

Accelerating Alzheimer’s Disease Research There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. The main barriers to the development of effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease are an incomplete understanding of the disease, fragmented resources, and challenges … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Mortality Underreported

Alzheimer’s Rarely Reported As Cause Of Death A provocative new study has suggested that Alzheimer’s disease causes six times as many deaths as the official statistics would indicate. That makes an already alarming epidemic even more frightening. The Centers for … Continue reading

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African-Americans More Likely To Have Alzheimer’s Than Whites

Blacks Less Likely To Receive Diagnosis The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to raising awareness of this fatal brain disease and its warning signs in diverse populations during Black History Month and year round. According to the Alzheimer’s Association 2013 Facts and Figures report, … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease A Global Threat

Alzheimer’s Epidemic Could Be Much Worse Than Reported  Editor’s Note: More than 50 million people around the world already have deadly Alzheimer’s disease. It’s the only major cause of death in the world that is on the rise. The epidemic … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Soaring In Finland, Iceland, United States

Alzheimer’s Disease Spreading Through Bodily Fluids The deadly Alzheimer’s disease epidemic is real. It’s global. It’s unstoppable. More than 50 million people around the world are dying from the disease today. The numbers will continue to climb at a faster … Continue reading

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Most Governments Unprepared For Alzheimer’s Epidemic

Dementia Summit In London Next Week According to a new report, the number of people living with dementia worldwide is set to triple by 2050. A new analysis by experts at the charity Alzheimer’s Disease International says 44 million people live … Continue reading

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U.S. Senator Challenges Nation To Make Alzheimer’s Research A Top Priority

Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Overlooked By Sen. Susan Collins and Dr. Ron Petersen Alzheimer’s disease is a terrible disease that exacts a tremendous personal and economic toll on the individual, the family and our society. There is no more helpless feeling than … Continue reading

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Washington, DC Flooded By Alzheimer’s Cases, Costs

Alzheimer’s Disease Causing Gridlock In Washington, D.C. As the costs of unpaid Alzheimer’s disease care in the District inch up annually and with an expected boom in Alzheimer’s patients in coming decades, the D.C. Office on Aging has issued its … Continue reading

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