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NOVA | Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped?

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Watch Wednesday, April 13 at 9pm and Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 11am on WMHT TV

Alzheimer’s ravages the minds of over 40 million victims worldwide. Join scientists as they untangle the cause of this tragic illness and go behind the scenes of major drug trials to discover the therapies that may slow and even prevent the disease.

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