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Number of Americans with Alzheimer’s expected to double by 2060: Study shows 47 million already demonstrating “evidence of susceptibility”

A recent study published in Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association revealed that up to 15 million Americans would develop either Alzheimer’s disease or mild cognitive impairment by 2060, a significant increase from only 6.08 million this year. A team of researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles Fielding School of Public Health looked at various Alzheimer’s disease studies and transmitted the data to a computer model that examined key factors such as the aging U.S. population.  Read more...


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