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  • https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/topics/alzheimers-basics
  • Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks.
  • https://medlineplus.gov/alzheimersdisease.html#cat11
  • Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia among older people. Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person's ability to carry out daily activities.
  • http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Alzheimers-disease/Pages/Introductio...
  • Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia, affecting almost 500,000 people in the UK.
  • http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2247146
  • Alzheimer disease is a common cause of dementia in older adults.
  • https://www.cdc.gov/aging/aginginfo/alzheimers.htm
  • A progressive disease beginning with mild memory loss possibly leading to loss of the ability to carry on a conversation and respond to the environment.
  • http://www.uptodate.com/contents/dementia-including-alzheimer-dis...
  • Dementia is a general term used to indicate that a person has developed difficulties with reasoning, judgment, and memory.
  • http://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0615/p1403.html
  • Alzheimer disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting nearly one-half of Americans older than 85 years. [corrected] It is characterized by progressive memory loss and cognitive decline.
  • http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/ner...
  • Alzheimer's disease was first identified by German doctor Alois Alzheimer in 1906, and was then considered a rare disorder.
  • http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/neurologic-disorders/del...
  • Alzheimer disease causes progressive cognitive deterioration and is characterized by ? -amyloid deposits and neurofibrillary tangles in the cerebral cortex and subcortical gray matter.
  • http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=716467
  • Six to 12 months of treatment with cholinesterase inhibitors modestly slows the decline of cognitive and global clinical change scores in some patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer disease.
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alzheimer_disease
  • For other uses, see Alzheimer (disambiguation).
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