2/5/2012 – The Campaign to Defeat Alzheimer’s

There is hopeful news in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia that gradually robs millions of older Americans of their memories and mental capacities and ultimately kills them. Scientists are beginning to close in on possible diagnostic tests and treatments for this incurable disease. And the Obama administration, carrying out a law enacted in 2010, has just issued a “draft framework” for an aggressive campaign to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease effectively by 2025.

Read the full article at The New York Times