Every 72 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer’so only in America 430,000 cases.
This annual number is growing rapidly as the population ages. Symptoms include confusion, irritability and aggression, mood swings, language breakdown, long-term memory loss, and the general withdrawal of the sufferer as their senses decline.Gradually, bodily functions are lost, ultimately leading to death
The National Institute on Aging/NIH in collaboration with HBO Documentary Films is presenting The Alzheimer’s Project , a multi-platform (television, web, DVD, and print)
public health series which takes a look at groundbreaking scientific discoveries and seeks to bring a wider public understanding of Alzheimer's disease research and care.