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why is alzheimers getting worse?

I have a couple questions about alzheimers disease why is alzheimers getting worse? other than the cure to slow alzheimrs down why do they not have a cure already? why isnt the govenerment focusing on this morebecause more people are dying? Is this making taxes rise? are people freaking out about this?why? what kind of behaivor issues do alzheimers patients have? thats all for the questions
Asked On : Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

I can understand your discomfort regarding Alzheimer's disease (AD) treatment and prognosis.

First of all, I would like to reassure you that both Government and pharma companies are spending a lot of money to find treatment and cure for AD. However, real success has not been achieved. This is not because of lack of effort from the government side.

At present, the medications available can slow down the disease progression.

Regarding behavioural changes, people with AD may have depression or psychosis (such as hallucinations), agitation, etc.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Answered: Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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