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Org. The Alzheimer’s Research Foundation investigates Alzheimer’s causes, treatments, and cures, and supports services for caregivers and patients’ families. 61 Alzheimer’s Disease “ Alzheimer’s disease, one of the most frightening emory-robbing disorders, hampers the lives of some m 4 to 5 million older Americans. ” —Carol Barnes, “Testimony on Behalf of the Society for Neuroscience,” March 22, 2005. org. Barnes is the former president of the Society for Neuroscience. “ Everyone knows Alzheimer’s is a looming public health epidemic because of the aging of the population.
An individual who inherits just one mutated gene from a parent is likely to develop early-onset Alzheimer’s. Unlike the early-onset type, late-onset Alzheimer’s is not believed to be hereditary. So far, scientists have only identified one gene that could pose a risk for development of the disease, the apolipoprotein E gene, which is located on chromosome 19. The gene’s function is to provide instructions for a lipoprotein that helps carry cholesterol and other fats through the bloodstream and delivers them to the proper locations in the body for processing and use.
Alzheimer’s Disease “ Alzheimer’s is not a disease so much as it is a tragedy. . Death comes with aching slowness and leaves, in its wake, utter devastation. ” —Kate Mulgrew, “Keynote Speech,” Alzheimer’s Women’s Auxiliary for Research and Education, November 3, 2005. com. Mulgrew is an actress and writer whose mother died of Alzheimer’s disease in 2006. “ The formation of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles are thought to contribute to the degradation of the neurons (nerve cells) in the brain and the subsequent symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.