HEALTH: Gates gives $50 mil­lion to com­bat Alzheimer’s dis­ease

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - - BUSINESS -

Bill Gates says he’s giv­ing $50 mil­lion to help fight Alzheimer’s dis­ease. The Mi­crosoft co-founder said Mon­day that the do­na­tion to the De­men­tia Dis­cov­ery Fund is per­sonal and not through his char­i­ta­ble foun­da­tion. In a state­ment, Gates says men in his fam­ily have suf­fered from Alzheimer’s and he’s hope­ful that in time Alzheimer’s could be a chronic con­di­tion treat­able with med­i­ca­tion.

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Bill Gates is giv­ing $50 mil­lion to fight Alzheimer’s.

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