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Analyzing Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is not the most common malady affecting mankind, but for those who suffer from it, and especially their families, it can be one of the most humiliating. According to estimates, just over 1% of the global population suffer from AD. But this figure does not give the true picture because Alzheimer’s affects mostly people over 65, approximately 6% of whom suffer from it. There are cases in which much younger people from their mid-30s are affected, but these cases are rare, amounting to about 4% to 5% of all Alzheimer’s cases.

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