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Alzheimer disease

Alzheimer disease

Overview

Aged nervous tissue is less able to rapidly communicate with other neural tissues.

Update Date 8/13/2015

Updated by: Joseph V. Campellone, MD, Division of Neurology, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.