Study says nearly 47 million people may be headed toward Alzheimer's

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Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease are on the rise in the US and across the globe.

Researchers at UCLA estimate nearly 47 million Americans over the age of 30 have pre-clinical Alzheimer's Disease.

That means they have a build up of brain plaques linked to the disease, but may never develop any symptoms.

They project 15 million Americans will have some form of cognitive impairment by 2060.

A separate study from the World Health Organization expects the number of people with Dementia to triple worldwide from 50 million to 152 million by 2050.