Monday, December 11, 2017
New scientific standards for earlier detection of Alzheimer's disease
These newly developed standards will serve to calibrate diagnostic tools for more accurate diagnosis and may facilitate the development of new drugs to fight the disease that, together with other forms of dementia, is estimated to cost 167.5 billion euro per year in the EU.
Dementia is affecting large numbers of people and is a major burden for society. Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia affecting 50 – 70% of all patients.
Source : Press room - European Commission
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