U.S. Alzheimer's Cases to Nearly Triple by 2060
By 2060, an estimated 13.9 million Americans are expected to have Alzheimer’s disease, equaling nearly 3.3 percent of a projected population of 417 million people, the CDC says. That’s almost three times as many as were affected in 2014, 5 million – or 1.6 percent of the population.
Does Childbearing Delay Result in More Multiples?
Since the 1980s, the number of multiple births has jumped from roughly 20 sets per 1,000 live births to almost 35 sets per 1,000 live births, a new study has found. A sizable proportion of multiple births are attributable simply to delaying childbearing, the author says.