Drug Trials to Prevent Alzheimer's
CBS's 60 minutes explores a fascinating story about a family in Columbia helping to fight Alzheimer's disease.
"This week on 60 Minutes, correspondent Lesley Stahl reports on a community in and around Medellin, Colombia, where residents may be the key to figuring out if the disease might someday be preventable. That’s because it’s the largest concentration in the world of people who carry a rare genetic mutation that makes them 100 percent certain to develop early-onset Alzheimer’s. It’s a particularly cruel version of the disease that strikes people in their mid-40s and leads to death about a decade later."
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