New VIB Facts Series: Alzheimer

21 September 2017

Today on World Alzheimer's Day we are proud to present the latest edition of our Facts Series, which zooms in on Alzheimer research.

Worldwide, 35 million people suffer from Alzheimer's disease. It is the most common cause of dementia. People with Alzheimer's disease become disoriented in time and space, the gaps in their memory become more obvious, they have difficulties with routine tasks,...
This background file provides an overview of the latest scientific insights into Alzheimer's disease. This is because over the past 20 years alone some 80,000 articles have been published about this disease. But even 80,000 Alzheimer’s articles are impossible to summarize in one document. Moreover, the research is gathering momentum. For example, we have learned more about Alzheimer's disease in the last two decades alone than in the 100 years before.

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