US sets goal to fight Alzheimer's

Ambitious plan aims to find ways to prevent or treat the degenerative condition by 2025.

    The US government has launched an initiative to find more effective treatments for Alzheimer's disease, saying the deadly brain disorder is one of the most serious health challenges facing the nation.

    The strategy aims to develop better treatments for the disease by 2025, as well as provide much-needed help to families of patients suffering from the degenerative condition.

    Al Jazeera's John Terrett reports from Washington, DC.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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