Thursday, August 28, 2008

Trends in Alzheimer's Disease

Nearly 30 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer's disease today. By 2050 that is expected to grow over 3 fold to top 100 million people.

Worldwide Prevalence of Alzheimer's Disease
2008 - 2050

Update: The percentage of Americans over the age 85 with Alzheimer's is 42%, an astoundingly large figure.

Age of Onset of Alzheimer's in the US

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