07/17/2014 11:16 am ET Updated Jul 17, 2014

5 Things You Didn't Know About Alzheimer's

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Approximately 44 million people live with dementia worldwide, according to the Alzheimer's Association. By 2050, that number is expected to more than triple to 115 million.

In the fight against these fast-growing numbers, experts from all over the world discussed the latest research at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, this week.

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