The State Of Alzheimer's Research

The Life Extension Foundation reprints a review of the state of research into Alzheimer's disease: "Now, another half a dozen drugs and therapies are poised to go into trials. Yet another 300 drugs are at various stages of development, and geneticists are also at last homing in on the genes implicated in the disease. And in what promises to be the biggest development so far, a new vaccine designed to prevent the onset of Alzheimer's is due to go into human clinical trials, probably in the UK, within the next few weeks." This diversity of progress results from a mere 15 years of high levels of funding; imagine what could be done in the fields of aging and serious anti-aging research if they received the level of funding they deserve.



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