Obama Administration to Extend More Funds For Alzheimer’s Research

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Alzheimer-Research

It has been recently revealed in a report that the Obama Administration has planned to boost the funds for the research and development of proper cure and awareness of Alzheimer’s disease. It was revealed by the officials from the administration department that there is dire need for giving more funds for the development of further cure in the field of Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disease and many people across the world are falling prey to it, with age and time. There is need for a staunch research to be done for finding effective cure for the disease. Currently the treatment available only reduces or slows down the effects of the disease, and doesn’t cure it. There is need for the research scientists to find an actual cure for it, and that will require lot of money.

It is a form of dementia which is prevalent in the elderly. So over the next few decades, the number of people with the disease is expected to grow further, but with no appropriate cure for the same. This is what makes it all the more essential for the scientists to find effective cures. The government funding is sure to help the scientist in the same.

"The administration's efforts to carve out funds for Alzheimer's disease despite the challenging fiscal environment signals its ongoing commitment to this devastating disease and helps pave the way for scientific discoveries that can potentially change lives and save lives”, revealed Eric Hall, from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

The Obama Administration revealed that they shall spend as much as $156 million in the next two years, for helping the scientists find an effective cure for the disease which seems to take a toll not just on the psyche of the patient, but also on people around him or her.


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