Alzheimer’s disease

China Begins to Confront Woes of Elderly and Alzheimer’s

An article in the New York Times looks at how Chinese society is trying to provide care for the increasing numbers of elderly and those with Alzheimer’s disease, many of whom don’t have children or grandchildren to...

China’s Comedians Who May Really Cause Pain

An eye-opening commentary from the Beijing News (新京报), translated by CDT: Although it has a declining viewership, China’s New Year Gala on CCTV is probably still the most watched show ever in the country (it’s like...

China in Alzheimer’s double bind – BBC News

From BBC News (photo: Dr. Xiao treating Alzheimer’s patients, via The country now has a third of all Alzheimer’s patients in the world. And the number of diagnosed cases is rising. China’s economic success means people are living longer, says Professor Xiao Shifu, a director at Shanghai’s leading mental health hospital. “Alzheimer’s prevalence has […]



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