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Alzheimer's Disease Cases Will Triple By 2050: Thanks To Baby Boomers
2013-02-07 07:33:08

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Baby Boomers, those born in the post-World War II Era between 1946 and 1964, are on the doorstep of a major health crisis that is set to plague the US healthcare system in the coming years. A new study published Feb. 6 in the journal Neurology states that the number of people with Alzheimer´s disease will nearly triple in the next 40 years, placing a massive burden on society. This health crisis, due to the baby boom...


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