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Alzheimer’s Diagnosis and Clinical Trials -Heartache and Hope: America’s Alzheimer’s Epidemic



David B Teplow, Ph.D.

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Posted: Jan 26, 2013


The projections for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are alarming, but not all the news is bad. The second installment in this series from UCLA assesses the progress researchers have made in understanding the disease and highlights some promising clinical trials and diagnosis techniques that could slow its progression, possibly the first step towards prevention and cure. Series: “Alzheimer’s Disease Programs”


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