Tuesday, November 15, 2011

The Promises and the Perils of the End of Alzheimers Disease


Jason Karlawish

University of Pennsylvania
When I was in medical school, we spoke of senility. Alzheimers disease was an uncommon cause of dementia.
When I started practicing geriatric medicine at the end of the 20th century, Alzheimers disease was established as the most common cause of dementia.
Now, I am witnessing the dawn of a new age of Alzheimers disease, an age that will be marked by the end of Alzheimers disease.
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