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Alzheimer's Disease Researchers Switch Focus to Prevention Methodsi
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Melinda Smith
June 05, 2012 11:04 AM
When scientists look back to the first quarter of the 21st century, they may marvel at what was accomplished in the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia and is reaching global proportions. The World Health Organization says more than 35 million people now live with dementia and that number is projected to double by the year 2030. VOA's Melinda Smith has more.

Alzheimer's Disease Researchers Switch Focus to Prevention Methods

Melinda Smith

Published June 05, 2012

When scientists look back to the first quarter of the 21st century, they may marvel at what was accomplished in the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia and is reaching global proportions. The World Health Organization says more than 35 million people now live with dementia and that number is projected to double by the year 2030. VOA's Melinda Smith has more.