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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Clinical assessments classified subjects as follows: no diagnosis, amnestic mild cognitive impairment (AMCI), vascular mild cognitive impairment (VMCI), Alzhiemer's Disease, vascular dementia, mixed dementia, depressive disorder, normal aging, and successful aging.
Rondanelli et al8 also found similar results that atypical antipsychotics do not cause rise in serum lipids in elderly patients with Alzhiemer's disease.
The Saudi Alzhiemer's Disease Association (SADA) honored the young inventors at the "Future Scientist" exhibition organized by King Saud University.
She suffered from Alzhiemer's disease and when she was struck down with a chest infection earlier this month, friends say she took the decision to end her own life by stopping eating.
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.