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Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

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Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
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Publisher: InTech
ISBN-13: 9789535110095
Number of pages: 484

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Alzheimer's dementia (AD) affects 6 million Europeans with 10 percent of people over age 65 and more than a quarter over 85. Given the steady ageing of European societies, dementia and cognitive decline have developed into a major health problem with an enormous socioeconomic impact for patients, their families and caregivers, national health care systems, and society.

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