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Development of a neuroprotective drug could potentially reduce disability from stroke by 50%.

Goldman D, Shang B, Bhattacharya J, Garber A, et al. Consequences of Health Trends and Medical Innovation for the Future Elderly: Health and costs of the future elderly. Health Affairs Web Exclusive Collection. 2005; 24(2). https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/full/10.1377/hlthaff.W5.R5

Reference

Title
Consequences of Health Trends and Medical Innovation for the Future Elderly: Health and costs of the future elderly
Publication
Health Affairs Web Exclusive Collection
Publication Date
2005
Authors
Goldman D, Shang B, Bhattacharya J, Garber A, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 24, Issue 2
URL
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