By 2050, the U.S. will be 13.8 million patients with Alzheimer's disease

The U.S. population is aging rapidly, and that is why in the next ten years, the number of patients with Alzheimer's disease will increase. And their number by 2050 could reach 13.8 million, that is expected to triple.

Consequently, there will be a large number of disabled persons, which will be a need for nurses and other medical staff. Today this disease is particularly vulnerable people who are born between 1946 to 1964 ad. This period in U.S. history is also referred to as "baby-boom". This prediction was made on the basis of current trends, statistics, morbidity and mortality, as well as some other factors.

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That's why experts call today to begin conducting relevant research, which in the future will help to find new treatment methods, and to conduct a complex of preventive measures aimed at preventing the development of Alzheimer's disease.

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