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  • 2 Early And Later Stages Of Syphilis
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    The Origin, Etiology and Treatment of Syphilis " And this disease of which I speak, this syphilis too will pass away and die out, but later it will be born again and be seen again by our grandchildren just as in bygone ages we must believe it was observed by our ancestors". - Fracastoro, 1538 1 It has been written about, debated over, and has affected every culture it has come into contact with. One can only be amazed when examining the microscopic syphilis bacterium. It traveled the seas of 149...
  • Alzheimer's Disease
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    Alzheimer's Disease by: Michael Sang Introduction to Alzheimer " sAlzheimer's disease is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain. It is first described by the German neuro pathologist Alois Alzheimer (1864-1915) in 1905. This disease worsens with advancing age, although there is no evidence that it is cause by the aging process. The average life expectancy of a person with the disease is between five and ten years, but some patients today can live up to 15 years due to improvements in ca...
  • Alzheimer's Disease
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    Intro: Hello my name is Nick and I am giving my speech on Alzheimer's Disease. I was thinking of what I could do for a speech. Then I thought I wanted to inform people on something that little know about. Then it hit me. Alzheimer's Disease it has affected my life so much and I know so much about it. So I am going to tell you how it has affected my life in more ways than one. Before I start I want you to imagine something. Look around you know everyone right? All these faces you see practically ...
  • Symptoms Of Alzheimer's Disease
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    ... 's disease is usually characterized as mild, moderate, or severe, depending upon the severity of symptoms. It is difficult to place a patient with Alzheimer's disease in a specific stage. However, symptoms seem to progress in a recognizable pattern and these stages provide a framework for understanding the disease. It is important to remember that they are not uniform in every patient and the stages often overlap. The First Stage, or mild dementia, lasts approximately 2 to 4 years, leading u...
  • Brains Of Alzheimer's Patients
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    Alzheimer's Disease: 'Where has Yesterday Gone " Memory loss, like old age is a condition which mankind has always reluctantly recognized and always - with resignation. Memory loses are sometimes trivial and meaningless and go unrecognized. However, when these loses are so great that a person does not know who or where they are the concerns are quite grave. Although it is realize that Alzheimer's disease destroys the brain memory function, many do not realize precisely how the memory is destroye...
  • Person With Alzheimer's Disease
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    Alzheimer's disease is a slowly progressive, degenerative disorder of the brain that eventually results in abnormal brain function and death. The disease was first described in 1907 by a German physician, Dr. Alois Alzheimer (1864-1915). In the neurological autopsy on the brain of a 56-year-old woman Auguste D., of Frankfurt, who died after several years of progressive mental deterioration marked by increasing confusion and memory loss. Taking advantage of a then-new staining technique, he notic...
  • Beginning Stages Of Alzheimer's Disease
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    Alzheimer's disease is relentlessly destroying the brains and lives of our nation's older adults, robbing them of memory, the ability to reason, and affecting their emotions and behavior. Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative disorder of the brain. The longer we live the greater the risk: one out of every two Americans aged 85 and older and one out of every 10 aged 65 and older are afflicted with the disease. It affects two groups of people: those with the disease and the loved ones who care for...

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