Alzheimer’s appears to be on the rise The number of people with Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple in the next 40 years, according to a new study by researchers from Rush University INFIRMARY published in the February 6, 2013, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. ‘This boost is because of an aging baby boom generation. It will place an enormous burden on society, disabling more folks who develop the condition, complicated their caregivers, and straining medical and interpersonal basic safety nets,’ said co-writer, Jennifer Weuve, MPH, ScD, assistant professor of medicine, Rush Institute for Healthful Aging at Rush University INFIRMARY in Chicago.Some discrepancies are the reality that the county-level health data reflected people’s illnesses from 1988 to 1997, while a lot of the environmental data found in the report came from the EPA’s Toxic Release Inventory dated 2001 and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination system with 2004 data. The CDC didn’t clarify why these issues were not identified until July 2007 even though there were many years of review. As many as 9 million people may be at risk from exposure to pollutants. This would consist of pesticides, dioxin, PCBs, and mercury. That is pertinent information, not merely for the people directly involved in this geographical area, but for every U.S.