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Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. For decades, researchers have sought a treatment to no avail, and our understanding of the condition is now being questioned. This Outlook lays bare the problems, the disagreements and the reasons to be hopeful.

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