Every 69 Seconds: Alzheimer’s Disease

Women are more likely than Men are to develop the disease, in part because they live longer. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) was first described in 1906 by German neurologist Alois Alzheimer.

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Every 69 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer’s disease, and by mid-century someone will develop Alzheimer’s every 33 seconds. For more information about the Alzheimer’s Association, visit alz.org.

 

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