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5 Surprising Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Alzheimer’s Drug Pipelines

Alzheimer’s disease ranks as the No. 6 cause of death in the U.S. However, some estimates suggest that the disease should be ranked as the third-leading cause of death among older Americans, trailing only heart disease and cancer.

There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. And there are only a few approved treatments. Over the last several years, drugmaker after drugmaker has reported failure in clinical studies of experimental drugs targeting the disease.

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