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Alzheimer's discovery spurs new hope for future prevention

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July 17 - There's new hope for Alzheimer's patients and their families with new research likely to accelerate the development of preventative drugs. A discovery made by scientists in Iceland provides strong evidence that Alzheimers is caused by a build-up of a plaque called beta amyloid in the brain, giving drug-makers new incentives to develop anti-amyloid treatments for use before symptoms take hold. Sharon Reich as more.

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