The Forgetting: Alzheimer's, Portrait of an Epidemic

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Wheeler Publishing Incorporated, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 329 pages
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Drug research need not be commercially motivated! - Goodreads
The writer drew on what was familiar to him. - Goodreads
You can see there how much research went into the book. - Goodreads

Review: The Forgetting: Alzheimer's: Portrait of an Epidemic

User Review  - John Thorndike - Goodreads

This is the classic text on Alzheimer's. It's now a decade old, but reads like it was written yesterday. Shenk tells us how the disease was discovered, how it develops in the brain and how it plays ... Read full review

Review: The Forgetting: Alzheimer's: Portrait of an Epidemic

User Review  - Joseph - Goodreads

Shenk makes it clear to people that Alzheimer's is going to be a huge socioeconomic issue within in the next ten to twenty years (and he was right considering this was written back in 2001). The book ... Read full review

About the author (2001)

David Shenk a former fellow at the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center at Columbia University, he has written for Harper's Wired, Salon, The New Republic, The Washington Post, and The New Yorker, and is an occasional commentator for NPR's "All Things Considered". He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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