Alzheimers and umm

By miller boyd

My choice on this topic

I chose this topic, because i have heard of the disease and have always ben curious to what is actually happeneing. I was interested to be merely educated on this disease, which affects many people, usually inferred with eldery folk.

What is Alzheimers?

It is a disease to be short. Thus it affects many people in different ways, as it most commonly is supposed to deal with memory loss. As people live with alzheimers, it does unfortunatley get worse, and can lead to a life in which a person is unable to function and interact with anything.

Alzheimers and the brain

The effects of alzheimers are terrible and effect the human brain in undescribable ways, as ot will take away funtioning abilities from a person. The effect are simple, the disease targets memory and motor skills, as it makes people become forgetful and barley able to interact.

Research on Alzheimers

There has been much research done on this disease, as it is one of the biggest spread diseases in the world. There as of now, is no cure but there are ways to lessen the effects of Alzheimers, some say that vitamin e could help with slowing the effects. Researchers at the fisher center for alzheimers, such as Dr. Greengard and Dr. Marc Flajolet have discovered a pathway in the brain that lets protein travle through it, but when blocked can assist in stopping alzheimers from occuring.


Reasearch Article -

https://www.alzinfo.org/articles/research/fisher-center-scientists-discover-pathway-that-may-lead-to-alzheimers-disease/

Alzheimers Facts -

  • Its the 6th leading cause of death in the US
  • One in nine people over 65 years of age have Alzheimers
  • 5 million people in the US have alzheimers
  • Every 66 seconds, someone is diagnosed with Alzheimers
  • More women have alzheimers than men
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