The Coming Alzheimer Epidemic

In short, we are getting older with many of us. In the next 50 years a lot of inhabitants of the world will be over 65 years. A lot of them will have Alzheimers disease or Parkinsons disease.

How and what to do until then? Watch the video.

Biochemist Gregory Petsko makes a convincing argument that, in the next 50 years, we’ll see an epidemic of neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, as the world population ages. His solution: more research into the brain and its functions.