Death rates for Alzheimer's Disease have risen 55% between 1999 and 2014. That's according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Here are the reasons why this is occurring, and the trend's implications.
ACSH medical director Dr. Gilbert Ross and ACSH friend, the Hoover Institution s Dr. Henry Miller, have taken to Forbes.com to discuss the current state of Alzheimer s disease (AD) in our country. The article imparts a thorough discussion on the state of diagnostics, treatment and research of a disease whose prevalence is on the rise in America. The writers point out that in comparison with higher profile diseases (such as heart dis
For the first time, researchers created what they call Alzheimer s in a Dish human brain cells that develop defining Alzheimer s structures in a petri dish. This incredible achievement could redefine how Alzheimer s and potential treatment drugs are studied. Until now, researchers were only able to use mice that developed an imperfect form of the disease.