Alzheimer's disease

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  • noun

Synonyms for Alzheimer's disease

a progressive form of presenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia except that it usually starts in the 40s or 50s

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The Northwestern team found up to 70 times as many ADDLs in brain tissue from persons with Alzheimer disease compared to brain tissue from persons without the disease.
The development of an intelligent cognitive orthosis to facilitate independent toileting in Alzheimer Disease.
It is extremely important that people living with Alzheimer Disease and their families have access to resources, support services, therapies and medications that can make a real difference in their activities of daily living," said John Ellis, executive director, The Alzheimer Society of Ontario.
As a background to the markets, pharmacoeconomic aspects of care of Alzheimer disease patients and patterns of practice are reviewed in the seven major markets.
This suggests that these genetic variations alter the normal function of SORL1, resulting in Alzheimer disease.
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The Fourth Manhattan Alzheimer Disease Conference will feature world class experts and speakers on a broad range of medical, social, economic and legal issues surrounding the diagnosis, treatment, and care of Alzheimer's disease patients.
Eunoe's approach is a new way of treating and perhaps delaying the progression of Alzheimer disease by clearing potentially neurotoxic substances in CSF, which is naturally replaced continuously with fresh CSF.
The study also showed that the new AlzheimAlert(TM) test format for urine samples can accurately distinguish Alzheimer disease cases from non-Alzheimer disease cases in the clinical context.