Sunday, July 8, 2012

Are We Near a Tipping Point in Alzheimer's Disease?

By 2015 to 2020, somewhere in there, there's a tipping point where our healthcare system will collapse under Alzheimer's alone. There is no tipping point right now for saying we have a drug that will prevent this disease.

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Rudy Tanzi Alzheimers Disease Tipping Point
Rudy Tanzi
"The first drugs that we tried didn't do it. There were those who then cried, "You're doing the wrong thing." They wanted to throw out the baby with the bathwater: "You got the wrong target. See, you're chasing the wrong ghost here."

No, the drugs were bad.

The amyloid is the target. You don't throw amyloid away."

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