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IEET Audience Certain About a Cure for Dementia Soon


Posted: Apr 21, 2013

When we asked “Do you think that there will be a cure for Alzheimers and other dementias by 2030?” only 8% of the 109 of you who responded were pessimistic.

The most popular avenue for a cure was “stem cells and neurogenesis” which got the nod from a third of you. A quarter of you saw nanomedicine as possible method for curing dementia, and another quarter look to gene therapy.


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Our survey this week is about your relationship to meat. Are you an unapologetic apogee of the food chain, a vegan, or something in between?


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