• Vol. 39 No. 7, 505–506
  • 15 July 2010

Alzheimer’s disease–The Inexorable Epidemic

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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia which refers collectively to syndromes of progressive deterioration of memory along with other cognitive domains such as language, praxis and executive function. More than 70 million people worldwide have dementia currently and AD accounts for over 50% of all dementia cases.

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