If nothing is done to stop this disease, by mid-century as many as 16 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. America simply can not afford this human, social and economic burden.. Even after facts and figures, the total payments for health and long-term care for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias will amount to $ 172,000 from all sources in 2010. The average per person Medicaid payments were nine times higher than Medicare payments were three times higher private insurance was 26 % higher for elderly people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias , compared to other older people.
In addition to the devastating impact on families, Alzheimer’s disease also threatens the nation’s health care system due to the associated high costs.. Long-term care ation Statement on NIH State-of – the – Science Report on Preventing Alzheimer’s And Cognitive DeclineAlzheimer’s disease is a major unaddressed health issues in America. But we are so far from meeting the challenges of the emerging crisis.After the Alzheimer’s Association 2010 Alzheimer’s Facts and Figures , there are as many as 5.3 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s and every 70 seconds someone in America develops the disease. Alzheimer’s was the seventh leading cause of death in the country in 2006, the last year for which final death statistics are available. It is important that we as a nation, significantly increase investment in Alzheimer’s research -.As a result, medication by metastatic be received directly in a clinical study. Fail that great majority of experimental therapies have show more than a single digit response rate.. Over metastatic melanomaAccording to the National Cancer Institute, more than 8,000 people have died in the U.S. Melanoma in 2008. Least 53,000 people in the U.S. Are diagnose with a melanoma every year and doubles that frequency of disease exceeding in the last 30 years of. The median survival of time for patients with advanced metastatic illness or stage IV disease are diagnosed six to nine month. First in depends on the stage of the disease, of surgical resection of in the in a less severe forms of the metastasising disease. However, the survival for late stage III and IV patients are less, was.