CBS Evening News - Fighting Alzheimer's With Early Detection

New York, NY
 – July 14, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

With no cure on the horizon for Alzheimer's, professionals are focusing on preventing the disease through early diagnosis. CBS News speaks with one of the nation's foremost Alzheimer's researchers, Dr. Sam Gandy from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. As Americans age, the cost of caring for Alzheimer’s patients will be staggering. “By the year 2050, Alzheimer’s alone will take up the entire budget for Medicare,” said Dr. Gandy. Learn more