Burden Of Care For Alzheimer’s Disease Rising Fast

Neurodegenerative Disease The Fastest-Growing Cause Of Death Someone in the world develops dementia every three seconds. There were an estimated 46.8 million people worldwide living with dementia diagnoses in 2015 and this number is believed to be close to 50 million people in 2017. This number will almost double every 20 years, reaching 75 million in […]

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 and the deaths from these disorders has risen dramatically in the last few decades. This […]

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 some of the highest prevalence of the disease in the world. At least 50 million people already have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. It’s vastly undiagnosed and misdiagnosed. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, doctors are withholding millions of additional […]

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 with the design and implementation of clinical trials. Experts gathered at a two day meeting […]

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 Disease Control and Prevention estimated that, in 2010, Alzheimer’s caused almost 84,000 deaths in the […]

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, African-Americans are about twice as likely to have Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia than whites […]

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 is spreading fast and there are no answers in sight. Global leaders are mobilizing to […]

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

Editor’s Note: Global rates for the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease have soared in the past few years. Click here for more current data. 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 […]

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 with the disease, but that figure will increase to 135 million by 2050. (It might […]

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 to watch the progression of this devastating disease. It is equally painful to witness the […]