Alzheimers


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Noun1.Alzheimers - a progressive form of presenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia except that it usually starts in the 40s or 50sAlzheimers - a progressive form of presenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia except that it usually starts in the 40s or 50s; first symptoms are impaired memory which is followed by impaired thought and speech and finally complete helplessness
presenile dementia - dementia with onset before the age of 65
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A STUDY PRESENTED AT THE RECENT World Alzheimer Congress 2000 in Washington DC refuted the current estimates in the literature that put the number of people in the United States with Alzheimer's disease at about 4 million, suggesting that the actual number is much larger.