What Is Alzheimer’s Disease? A Visual Primer

As many as 35 million people worldwide have Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia among adults over 60 years of age. That figure could reach 115 million by 2050 , concludes the nonprofit Alzheimer’s Disease International . In the U.S., about 5 percent of adults 65 to 74 have Alzheimer’s, and nearly half of those age 85 and older may have it, according to figures of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention .

The predominant explanation for how Alzheimer’s disease develops and ravages the brain are explained at a new site built by TheVisualMD . We present a few examples of the stunning graphics used on the site below. You can read the complete e-book at TheVisualMD landing page here .


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Júlio Leonardo B. Pereira

Categories: Neurology

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