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It Takes a Genome: How a Clash Between Our Genes and Modern Life Is Making Us Sick by Greg Gibson

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Chapter 7

slow walk to dementia

For a satirical view opinion about Ronald Reagan and Alzheimer’s, see www.theonion.com/content/node/27646. An actual Congressional effort to aid research in the name of the former President is an Act introduced in 2004: http://olpa.od.nih.gov/legislation/108/pendinglegislation/reagonalzheimer.asp.

An analysis of healthcare costs is by Alemayehu, B. and K. E. Warner (2004) Health Services Research 39: 627-642 “The lifetime distribution of healthcare costs.”

Elan’s AN1792 vaccine is described in Schenk, D. B., P. Seubert, M. Grundman, and R. Black (2005) Neurodegenerative Disease 2: 255-260 “A beta immunotherapy: Lessons learned for potential treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.”

alzheimer’s on the march

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