Rudy Tanzi on CBS: How Close is a Treatment for Alzheimer's?

Posted: Jan. 6, 2014

On Saturday, January 4, Rudy Tanzi, Ph.D. appeared on CBS News' This Morning to discuss the current state of research towards an Alzheimer's cure.

In the segment, Tanzi explains some of the reasons behind past drug failures and the ways in which the current generation of drugs in development will hopefully avoid these pitfalls. He also describes preventative measures one can take against the disease, such as healthy diet, exercise, and social engagement.