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The Silver Book: Neurological Diseases

Published November 3, 2009

As many as 5.1 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease–the 6th leading cause of death, and as many as 1 million Americans are living with Parkinson’s disease. This volume of The Silver Book series outlines this burden and the value of medical innovation in reducing it.

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