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Alzheimer's Has No Cure—But a New Study Just Found Something That May Reverse It

By Luisa Colón of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: When recent studies revealed that a yearly flu shot can cut your risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD) by 40 percent, the news made headlines. Any advances in prevention or management of cognitive decline are deserving of attention, since the condition is so devastating, and has no cure."More than 6 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's," says the Alzheimer's Association, which notes that as people get older the cases of AD will continue to rise. "By 2050, the number of people age 65 and older with Alzheimer's may grow to a projected 12.7 million, barring the development of medical breakthroughs to prevent, slow or cure Alzheimer's disease."However, a recent study a promising new treatment for AD—one that may actually reverse cognitive decline. Read on to find out what it is.READ THIS NEXT: Eating This One Food Slashes Your Alzheimer's Risk, New Study Says.Read the original article on Best Life.

Alzheimer's Has No Cure—But a New Study Just Found Something That May Reverse It

When recent studies revealed that a yearly flu shot can cut your risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD) by 40 percent, the news made headlines. Any advances in prevention or management of cognitive decline are deserving of attention, since the condition is so devastating, and has no cure.

"More than 6 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's," says the Alzheimer's Association, which notes that as people get older the cases of AD will continue to rise. "By 2050, the number of people age 65 and older with Alzheimer's may grow to a projected 12.7 million, barring the development of medical breakthroughs to prevent, slow or cure Alzheimer's disease."

However, a recent study a promising new treatment for AD—one that may actually reverse cognitive decline. Read on to find out what it is.

READ THIS NEXT: Eating This One Food Slashes Your Alzheimer's Risk, New Study Says.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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