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Jul 29, 2014

Alzheimer's Therapies

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most frequent age-related dementia affecting 5.4 million Americans, including 13% of people age 65 and older, and more than 40% of people age 85 and older. Researchers continue to discover new biomarkers for AD as part of the quest to find therapies for the disease. (To learn about a new potential biomarker for AD, click here.)

Do you think an effective treatment for Alzheimer’s will be found within the next 10–15 years?

Yes
 
  66.0%
No
 
  34.0%

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