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Sam Bauman: Book’s sobering Alzheimer’s facts are worth a read

The June 24 edition of The New Yorker has an extensive article on the current state of research into Alzheimer’s dementia. It’s written by Jerome Groopman, a professor at Harvard Medical School. Seniors and RSVP Respite volunteers will find it worth reading. It’s not an upbeat report. “Three decades of Alzheimer’s research has done little to change the course of the disease,” he writes. But there are some positive studies under way. The problem seems to be no one is exactly sure what causes Alzheimer’s dementia. Several new tests and studies are in the works, mostly dealing with the beta-amyloid …

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