Alzheimer's Disease Is Growing Rapidly in the African-American Community, and the Cost of Treatment Is Soaring

February 26, 2014   // 0 Comments

by Frederick H. Lowe Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia are growing rapidly in the African-American community and no one is sure why or what medicines are effective in stopping the debilitating disease because blacks so far have been reluctant to participate in clinical trials to find an effective treatment. African Americans are 13 percent of the U.S. population, but they account...

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