Famous forgetters: notable people and Alzheimer's disease.


As life expectancy continues to increase, Alzheimer's disease (AD) has become much more prevalent and as yet there is no cure. This has given rise to the situation Tithonus faced in Greek mythology of living longer but not staying young. In this article, the authors explore this phenomenon while reviewing some notable people and AD. 
DOI: 10.1177/1533317509353321

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@article{Jones2010FamousFN, title={Famous forgetters: notable people and Alzheimer's disease.}, author={Jeffrey M. Jones and Joni L. Jones}, journal={American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias}, year={2010}, volume={25 2}, pages={116-8} }