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1) Alzheimer's disease. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...plaques also suffocate neurons by inhibiting proper blood supplies from reaching them. 1Alzheimer's disease usually affects people over age 65, although it can appear...

2) Alzheimer's disease. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Alzheimer s disease (AHLTS-heye-muhrz, ALTS-heye-muhrz, AWLTS-heye-muhrz) A disease in which mental capacity decreases because of the breakdown of brain cells. 1...

3) Alzheimer's disease. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A disease marked by the loss of cognitive ability, generally over a period of 10 to 15 years, and associated with the development of abnormal tissues and protein...

4) 2901. Jerome H Stone, President, National Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Assn. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 2901 AUTHOR: Jerome H Stone, President, National Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders Assn QUOTATION: It is the disease that robs the mind of the victim...

5) 13661. Cooley, Mason. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:13661 QUOTATION:Alzheimer's usually comes later than AIDS, but I decline to call that progress. ATTRIBUTION:Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms,...

6) 2787. Matt Clark. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 2787 AUTHOR: Matt Clark QUOTATION: In Alzheimer s [disease] the mind dies first: Names, dates, places—the interior scrapbook of an entire life—fade into mists...

7) 2875. Marion Roach. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...She was losing her mind in handfuls. ATTRIBUTION: On her mother, a victim of Alzheimer s disease, Another Name for Madness Houghton Mifflin 85...

8) 2777. Jeff Bleckner. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 2777 AUTHOR: Jeff Bleckner QUOTATION: It attacks the most precious thing we have as human beings, our mental faculties. ATTRIBUTION: On Alzheimer s disease,...

9) tacrine. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A drug that halts or reverses memory loss temporarily in some individuals with Alzheimer's disease, but does not alter the course of the disease. t(etrahydro)- (...

10) senile dementia. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of mental faculties and emotional stability in old age, occurring especially in Alzheimer's disease....

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