Alzheimer"s disease currently affects an estimated 4 million Americans progress report on Alzheimer"s disease, 1992 : discoveries in health for aging Americans

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Published by National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging in [Rockville, Md.?] .

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  • Alzheimer"s disease -- United States,
  • Presenile dementia -- United States,
  • Brain -- Diseases -- United States

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Other titlesProgress report on Alzheimer"s disease, 1992, Discoveries in health for aging Americans
SeriesNIH publication -- no. 92-3409-P
ContributionsNational Institute on Aging
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Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
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Open LibraryOL14439230M

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Inas many as 5 million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s disease. 1 The symptoms of the disease can first appear after age 60 and the risk increases with age.

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Between anddeaths from Alzheimer’s increased 66 percent, making it the sixth-leading killer in the country. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Alzheimer's disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S., and among adults aged years it is the 5th leading cause of death.

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