Baylor College of Medicine experts present latest Alzheimer’s research
Alzheimer’s is a degenerative brain disease that affects memory and mental functions. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the country, with one in three seniors dying with the disease or dementia. There are currently 5.7 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s and the number of patients is expected to increase to nearly 14 million by 2050.
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