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January 19, 2013

Lilly drug chosen for Alzheimer’s prevention study

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About 35 million people worldwide have dementia, and Alzheimer’s is the most common type. In the U.S., about 5 million have Alzheimer’s. Current medicines such as Aricept and Namenda just temporarily ease symptoms. There is no known cure.

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Online:

Alzheimer’s info: http://www.alzheimers.gov

Alzheimer’s Association: http://www.alz.org

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