Category: Alzheimer’s Disease Statistics

Alzheimer's disease facts

Neurodegenerative Disease The Fastest-Growing Cause Of Death By Dr. Russell Blaylock, M.D. A new study that was recently published in the journal Surgical Neurology International confirms what I wrote about several years ago — that the incidence of neurological disease and the deaths from these disorders has risen dramatically in the last few decades. This […]

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Less Likely To Receive Diagnosis The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to raising awareness of this fatal brain disease and its warning signs in diverse populations during Black History Month and year round. According to the Alzheimer’s Association 2013 Facts and Figures report, African-Americans are about twice as likely to have Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia than whites but […]

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prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s Disease Spreading Through Bodily Fluids The deadly Alzheimer’s disease epidemic is real. It’s global. It’s unstoppable. More than 50 million people around the world are dying from the disease today. The numbers will continue to climb at a faster pace unless we identify and stop the environmental component of the disease (a contagion called […]

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prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

International Leaders Hold Emergency Meeting On Dementia Epidemic We, the G8 Health Ministers, met at the G8 Dementia Summit in London on 11 December 2013 to discuss how to shape an effective international response to dementia. We acknowledge the ongoing work occurring in our countries and globally to identify dementia as a major disease burden and […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease Rarely Reported A provocative new study has suggested that Alzheimer’s disease causes six times as many deaths as the official statistics would indicate. That makes an already alarming epidemic even more frightening. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that, in 2010, Alzheimer’s caused almost 84,000 deaths in the United States, a […]

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Caucasian, Black Women At Highest Risk  Women age 60 and older have a 1 in 6 chance of getting Alzheimer’s disease in their lifetime, and are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s compared with breast cancer, according to a report from the Alzheimer’s Association. Men, by comparison, have a 1 in 11 chance of getting Alzheimer’s […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease Often Undiagnosed, Misdiagnosed Alzheimer’s disease likely plays a much larger role in the deaths of older citizens than is reported, according to a new study that says the disease may be the third-leading cause of death in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists Alzheimer’s disease as the sixth-leading cause […]

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prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s Epidemic Much Worse Than Reported  More than 50 million people around the world already have deadly Alzheimer’s disease. It’s the only major cause of death in the world that is on the rise. The epidemic is spreading fast and there are no answers in sight. Global leaders are mobilizing to tackle the issue. Unfortunately, […]

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Asia Experiencing Alzheimer’s Epidemic Statistics show that the incidence rate of Alzheimer’s disease in China has been rising gradually in recent years and the number of Alzheimer’s disease patients has now reached five million and is increasing at a rate of 300,000 every year. World Alzheimer’s Day falls on September 21 every year, highlighting the […]

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