Alzheimer’s Doesn’t Come With Normal Aging–So What Causes It?

Alzheimer’s is becoming a very common disease, and it can affect anyone. Many think that Alzheimer’s is a sign of age, along with dementia, but that’s not necessarily true. Over 40 million people all over the world suffer from Alzheimer’s, and this is a number that is expected to increase in the coming years.

But what is really Alzheimer’s disease? Find out more about it here.

In this TED video, you’ll learn more about the origins of Alzheimer’s, and information about the first person ever diagnosed with the disease and how her life would be different if she had been diagnosed now. Scientist Samuel Cohen presents the information, and talks about a breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research from his lab as well as a message of hope. “Alzheimer’s is a disease,” Cohen says, “and we can cure it.”

Discover 10 things you should know about Alzheimer’s disease.

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