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Alzheimer's disease

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishAlzheimer's diseaseAlz‧heim‧er’s dis‧ease /ˈæltshaɪməz dɪˌziːz $ -ərz-/ (also Alzheimer’s) noun [uncountable]  a disease that affects the brain, especially of old people, and that gradually makes it difficult to move, talk, or remember things syn dementia
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Alzheimer's diseaseAlthough Alzheimer's disease is the most important cause of dementia, there are few epidemiological data on the illness.The results, in a health and beauty magazine, show over-45s fear Alzheimer's Disease second only to cancer.Carman reportedly is in generally good health and does not suffer from Alzheimer's disease or dementia.Her husband, who suffered from Alzheimer's disease, was detained in hospital and sedated pending geriatric assessment.Patients with Alzheimer's disease could be referred for specialist investigation but never admitted.
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