Bioscience

Alzheimer’s treatments may be most effective in middle-aged people

July 16, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: FoodConsumer.org] – Memory lapses for people disposed to Alzheimer’s disease can start in their mid-50’s, much sooner than previously thought, say researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale.

Findings of the 14-year study suggest starting treatment for the memory-debilitating disease “not only before people develop symptoms but even before they reach older ages,” said researchers.

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