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How the Internet Can Help Prevent Alzheimer's disease

 

(Family Features) Over the past 10 years, researchers have learned Alzheimer's disease starts much earlier than the onset of symptoms-10 to 20 years before an individual, family member or friend might notice the signs of the debilitating disease.

According to the Alzheimer's Association, 5.5 million Americans, of all races and ethnicities, age 65 and older currently live with Alzheimer's disease, which is expected to grow to more than 7 million people by 2025.

The first-of-its-kind Alzheimer Prevention Trials Webstudy (APT Webstudy), funded by the National Institutes of Health, aims to increase the pace of research by enlisting thousands of healthy volunteers who can quickly be enrolled i...



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