How Close Are We to Curing Alzheimer's?

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    Researchers are working hard to understand the mechanics of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. So, how close are we to finding a cure We're conducting a survey of our viewers! If you have time, please give us feedback: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Hosted by: Stefan Chin ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطا الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs362/en/ https://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_what_is_alzheimers.asp https://www.alz.org/facts/ https://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_standard_prescriptions.asp https://www.alz.org/research/science/alzheimers_treatment_horizon.asp https://www.alz.org/research/science/earlier_alzheimers_diagnosis.asp#Biomarkers https://www.alz.org/national/documents/topicsheet_betaamyloid.pdf https://www.alz.org/dementia/down-syndrome-alzheimers-symptoms.asp https://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_stages_of_alzheimers.asp https://www.endalznow.org/studies/dominantly-inherited-alzheimers-network-trials-unit-dian-tu/washington-university-school https://www.alzheimers.net/difference-between-alzheimers-and-dementia/ https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/what-happens-brain-alzheimers-disease https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/clinical-trials/dominantly-inherited-alzheimer-network-dian https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5651419/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4447057/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26721364 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4758551/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4631710/ http://psychiatriapolska.pl/uploads/images/PP_4_2016/ENGver679Preuss_PsychiatrPol2016v50i4.pdf https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5524100/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23558483 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26153970 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25567624 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/12/101214181932.htm https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kai_Hei_Tse/publication/317186790_Re-imagining_Alzheimer%27s_disease_-_the_diminishing_importance_of_amyloid_and_a_glimpse_of_what_lies_ahead/links/5982b859458515a60df80e14/Re-imagining-Alzheimers-disease-the-diminishing-importance-of-amyloid-and-a-glimpse-of-what-lies-ahead.pdf https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23927914 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20205644 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27582220 ------ Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alzheimer%27s_disease#/media/File:Alzheimer_dementia_(3)_presenile_onset.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Neurofibrillary_tangles_in_the_Hippocampus_of_an_old_person_with_Alzheimer-related_pathology,_immunohistochemistry_for_tau_protein.JPG#/media/File:Neurofibrillary_tangles_in_the_Hippocampus_of_an_old_person_with_Alzheimer-related_pathology,_Gallyas_silver_stain.JPG https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alzheimer%27s_disease#/media/File:TANGLES_HIGH.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acetylcholinesterase_inhibitor#/media/File:AChe_inhibitors_pic.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NMDA_receptor_antagonist#/media/File:NMDA_receptor_activation_and_antagonists.PNG

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