Alzheimer's Disease is one of the fastest growing age-related diseases today. In this special article collection covering neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's Disease, you'll find a variety of perspectives from leaders across several fields covering the newest research into disease prevention and treatment, and the growing impact on public health. The article collection aims to further your understanding of risk factors and symptoms associated with the disease and provide clinical insight into the mechanisms and patterns of Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Improved life expectancy worldwide has resulted in a significant increase in age-related diseases. Dementia is one of the fastest growing age-related diseases, with 75 million adults globally projected to develop the condition by 2030. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia and represents the most significant stage of cognitive decline. —Rebecca Power et al., Annual Review of Food Science and Technology, 2019
|ScienceOpen disciplines:||Neurology, Health & Social care, Clinical Psychology & Psychiatry, Public health|
|Keywords:||Alzheimer's, Neurodegenerative disease, Alzheimer's disease, Neuroscience, Dementia, Neuropathology, Public Health, Neurodegeneration, Cognition, Memory|