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Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Answers To Alzheimer’s Begin With The Truth President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983. At the time, fewer than 2 million Americans had Alzheimer’s; today, the number of people diagnosed (and still alive) with … 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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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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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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Alzheimer’s Disease The Fastest-Growing Health Threat

Death From Alzheimer’s Disease Up 500 Percent Since 1990 Alzheimer’s disease is the fastest growing threat to health in the United States and many other nations, but Americans are still most likely to die from diseases caused by their own … Continue reading

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Some Forms Of Dementia Are Contagious

Book Will Benefit Alzheimer’s Disease Advocacy Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and other forms of neurodegenerative disease are collectively becoming the leading cause of death around the world. Alzheimer’s disease alone is killing 50-100 million people now. Millions more will contract the disease this year, … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Epidemic Escalating In Most Countries

Numerous Causes Triggering Neurodegenerative Disease A new government-funded report confirms what advocacy groups have been warning for years: The number of people in the USA with Alzheimer’s disease will almost triple by 2050, straining the health care system and taxing the … Continue reading

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