Critics Call Government's Alzheimer's Plan Unrealistic

The Obama administration and the National Institutes of Health have homed in on Alzheimer's disease, setting an ambitious goal to have an effective treatment for the brain-wasting disease by 2025. The plan is intended to give a "clear, national focus and attention on Alzheimer's that we've given to other diseases," said Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in a meeting at the NIH Tuesday. But Alzheimer's disease experts' reactions to the pledge are less optimistic: Some say...Full Story
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