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The next hope for an Alzheimer's cure is a pill

Time Magazine cover story about Alzheimer's pill
Time Magazine cover story about Alzheimer's pill

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Aging is something that happens, to all of us. But aging well, sadly, is not.

According to a new report in Time Magazine, nearly 50 million people worldwide suffer from dementia - much of which is caused by Alzheimer's.

Researchers have searched and searched for cures to this disease but, so far, none has been found.

The latest hope, however, comes from a pill called LM 11 A-31.

Alice Park writes about it in this week's Time Magazine, in an issue devoted to longevity in aging.

Deepa Fernandes talks to Park about the treatment and the man behind it, Dr. Frank Longo. 

To hear the full interview, please click on the blue player above