Alzheimer's rate increases; minorities are at higher risk

03/10/2010 | Yahoo!

More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, and blacks and Hispanics are at higher risk of developing the disease than whites, Alzheimer's Association data showed. The report said the increase in Alzheimer's can in part be linked to increasing high blood pressure and diabetes, which raise the risk for all populations.

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