Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, accounting for 60% -80% of cases according to the World Health Organization (WHO). It involves a deterioration of memory, intellect, behavior and ability to perform activities of daily life. This disease has an impact, not only on those who suffer from it, but also family and caregivers who are subjected to great physical, emotional and economic stress.

It is currently estimated more than 35 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer's, and this figure is continuing to grow. The WHO estimates that, by 2030, the number of detected cases will have doubled.

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