Could an Online Registry be the Key to an Alzheimer’s Cure?
By Laura Dixon, Caring.com
RE-POSTED to HuffingtonPost.com
More than 44 million people across the globe have Alzheimer’s disease. And that number is expected to multiply by three or more over the next several decades. Yet, despite billions of dollars of investments into research and advocacy for effective treatment and a cure, neither exists.
But what if some simple online questionnaires and Internet brain games could make the difference?
That idea is at the heart of an ambitious plan to speed up treatment—and just maybe a cure—for Alzheimer’s disease by 2025.