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British health official: Cure for dementia could come by 2020

British health official: Cure for dementia could come by 2020

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Advances in genetics and pharmaceuticals could lead to a cure for dementia by 2020, according to United Kingdom Secretary of Health Jeremy Hunt.

Alzheimer's costs could reach $20 trillion by 2050 if no treatment is found, report finds

Alzheimer's costs could reach $20 trillion by 2050 if no treatment is found, report finds

Without an effective treatment, the cumulative costs of caring for patients with Alzheimer's disease in the United States could top $20 trillion over the next 40 years, according to a new report from the Alzheimer's Association.