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.
The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. For more information, visit www.alz.org.