Alzheimer's

By: Kaitlin Thompson, Taylor Miller

Topic

We choose Alzheimer's because it seems like a interesting topic to learn about how our brain is possible of forgetting something things we never thought we would ever forget.
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About the disease

Alzheimer’s is a irreversible disease, and soon it will destroy the memory and thinking skills, and even eventually the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. It's now ranked number 6th in the United States.
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What happens in the brain

The damage take place in the hippocampus, which is the part of the brain that forms memory's. Also brain cells lose their ability to form new connections with other cells, that makes it hard for people with Alzheimer's to learn new information. Soon then the nerve cells will begin to die causing the brains ability to understand the world harder.

Interesting facts

1: In U.S. alone more than 5 million people are currently living with the Alzheimer's disease.

2: Every 68 seconds someone is diagnosed with the disease.

3: The longer you have the disease your brain will shrink overtime.

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Scientis at cutting edge said that they had found a cold print of alloyed placates, and are now working on antibiotics to remove the toxic affect that is on the brain.