dementias

Actions in September put Alzheimer's and other dementias in focus

Actions in September put Alzheimer’s and other dementias in focus

Every three seconds someone develops a type of dementia, Alzheimer’s being the most frequent, responsible for about 1.2 million people diagnosed in Brazil and more than 55 million worldwide. The data are from the Ministry of Health (MS) and the Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), partner federation of the World Health Organization (WHO); but there are …

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Is there an early diagnosis of possible dementias?

Is there an early diagnosis of possible dementias?

The 5th edition of the Jornada Paulista da Alzheimer’s Disease aims to highlight the need for an early diagnosis in order to establish new criteria in the treatment. Science has already concluded that neurodegenerative processes can start up to two decades before the first clinical manifestations such as Alzheimer’s disease. Sometimes they begin to manifest …

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