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Alzheimer's Disease: Learning the Lessons Of The Past To Prepare For The Future

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Executive Summary

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia among the elderly, accounting for between 60% and 80% of cases in the US, Japan, and five major EU markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK). Despite decades of heavy investment in research, effective treatments for this cognitive disease are still few and AD has become a graveyard for a lot of promising drugs and billions of R&D dollars.


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