-- Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. -- 10 million American baby boomers will develop Alzheimer's. -- There are approximately 5.2 million Americans living with Alzheimer's today and that number is expected to increase to as many as 16 million by 2050. -- One out of eight people age 65 and older have Alzheimer's and nearly one out of every two over age 85 has it. -- Every 71 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease; by mid-century someone will develop Alzheimer's every 33 seconds. -- Odds are you know or are caring for someone with Alzheimer's. There are almost 10 million caregivers in the US. -- Initial symptoms include memory loss but as the disease progresses and kills more of the brain, the brain is unable to tell the body how to move, swallow or breathe. -- The plaques and tangles associated with the disease act as weeds that literally choke the healthy brain tissue causing it to die; Alzheimer's brains actually shrink due to cell loss.
How often have you come across a Rs. 40 lakh ($100,000) silk saree? Chennai Silksof its kind and it is seeking an unmistakable entry into the Guinness Book of World Records for being the most unique and expensive saree.The exceptionally stunning saree is meticulously woven with 12 precious stones and metals to depict 11 of Raja Ravi Verma's popular paintings.
Explicitly projected is 'Lady Musicians'Besides, the border of the saree pictures 10 other paintings of the artist that pays tribute to 20th century artist. The best part of the saree being that the women in the paintings are intricately hand-woven and beautified with jewels of gold, diamond, platinum, silver, ruby, emerald, yellow sapphire, sapphire, cat's eye, topaz, pearl and corals.Already in the Limca Book of Records, this 40 lakh saree will be the first silk saree that required the use of 7,440 jacquard hooks and 66,794 cards during the weaving process. Moreover, a group of consummate workers took nearly 4,680 hours