Sunday, October 24, 2010
Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Better for Patients and Caregivers
VOAVideo: Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Better for Patients and Caregivers
Alzheimer's affects more than 35 million people globally, robbing them of their precious memories and, over time, their lives. It is also the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. In a recently published study, experts proposed new guidelines that encourage clinical procedures to secure early diagnosis of the disease. They also want to see new drug trials aimed at eliminating Alzheimer's. VOA's Vidushi Sinha has more.