Alzheimer's disease

  title={Alzheimer's disease},
  author={C. Ballard and S. Gauthier and A. Corbett and C. Brayne and E. Jones},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • C. Ballard, S. Gauthier, +2 authors E. Jones
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • An estimated 24 million people worldwide have dementia, the majority of whom are thought to have Alzheimer's disease. Thus, Alzheimer's disease represents a major public health concern and has been identified as a research priority. Although there are licensed treatments that can alleviate symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, there is a pressing need to improve our understanding of pathogenesis to enable development of disease-modifying treatments. Methods for improving diagnosis are also moving… CONTINUE READING
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