Whisk 21st century will dementia

pupajz By pupajz, 21st Sep 2010 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/viclahzi/
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According to European scientists will be Alzheimer's disease along with other forms of dementia by one of the biggest problems during the 21st World Health century. Total cost of treatment at this year should rise to 604 billion U.S. dollars, which is one percent of world GDP.

Whisk 21st century will dementia

Speaking of statistics is clear - currently have some form of dementia around 35 million people. This number is likely to be doubling every 20 years. Forecasts of the International Society for Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's Disease International, speaks of 66 million in 2030 and 115 million in 2050.

The issue is the proportion of dementia associated with aging of world civilization, scientists in this case even talk about the epidemic.

Upon reaching age 65 the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease doubles every five years. Possibility of an outbreak in humans pětaosmdesátiletého is already 50 percent.

Number of people with dementia is growing rapidly, especially in poorer countries, where he renewed age because of better health care and better nutrition. While now is the number of people with dementia in low and middle-income half of the total number of patients in 2050 it will have two-thirds.

Hostile Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease causes loss of brain cells. It was first described in 1906 by German neurologist Alois Alzheimer. Manifested memory deficits, disorientation in time and space, and speech and movement.

Diseases defeated former U.S. president Ronald Reagan, the American actress Rita Hayworth, American actor Charles Bronson, English novelist and philosopher Iris Murdoch, U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater, a former Scottish national team's Billy Liddell and Brazilian football striker Leonidas da Silva.

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Alzheimer, Alzheimer Disease, Dementia, Health Care, Healthcare, Old Age People

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I am a 36 year old man from the Czech Republic, my work is my hobby. I am a truck driver crossing the entire European Union. Like I was interested in everything new and unusual.

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author avatar Retired
22nd Sep 2010 (#)

Great article and good info.interesting.good work.Thanks friends

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25th Sep 2010 (#)

very good article thanks

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