Differences Between Alzheimer's And Dementia

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My choice is Adults with Alzheimer’s /dementia Dementia has become a major health problem because of the worldwide increase in elderly populations, especially those 80 years of age or older. From the results of 47 studies, the prevalence of moderate or severe dementia was estimated to be 10.5 percent among those 85 to 89 years old. Few people were studied in these age groups, which makes the available prevalence figures uncertain. Dementia is associated with more than 60 conditions, the two most common being Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia. Clinical studies of vascular dementia report infarcts detected by Ct scanning in 20 to 80 percent of cases, but the presence of infarcts on CT scanning or a history of stroke does not necessarily

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