Alzheimer's disease

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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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For example, if the preexisting condition in this case had been Alzhiemer's Disease and the decedent had been admitted to treat a broken nose, it would have been difficult, if not impossible, for the plaintiff to show that the fall and subsequent heart attacks were caused by the disease in combination with the defendant's negligence.
Sydney George Tovey, is charged with touching an eight-year-old girl in a sexual manner but the court heard the defence claim he suffers from Alzhiemer's disease and did not know what he was doing.
The patent also covers the prevention of Alzhiemer's disease since gonadotropins likely affect both the onset and the course of Alzheimer's disease.
By participating in these events, we are able to help generate the funds these organizations need to combat heart disease and strokes, AIDS/HIV, Alzhiemer's disease, diabetes, as well as support services for families and existing patients.