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New report reveals global cost of Alzheimer's, dementias tops $600 billion

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The total estimated worldwide costs of dementia are $604 billion in 2010, according to the newly released World Alzheimer Report 2010: The Global Economic Impact of Dementia from Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI), a London-based, nonprofit, international federation of 73 national Alzheimer organizations, including the Alzheimer's Association (U.S.).

Released on World Alzheimer's Day, September 21, the report found that:

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