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The Types of Dementia You Rarely Hear About

Posted by healtheo360 on Feb 26, 2016 10:52:56 AM

Dementia is a common term used to define a decline in mental ability that is harsh enough to hinder one’s daily life. It describes a set of symptoms affecting memory, thinking, and general social abilities. However, you may not know that dementia also characterizes a number of conditions that affect and damage the brain cells, leading to gradual deterioration of memory, decision making, mood, personality, self-expression, and the ability to perform routine activities. For example, Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most general causes of dementia.  However, researchers have discovered that there are over a hundred types of dementia in existence.  One of the rarest forms is called Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease.

An astounding 47.5 million people are currently living with dementia all over the world. These numbers are expected to triple by 2050. While 60-80% of these cases are due to Alzheimer’s disease, there are a multitude of other forms of this mental condition that are not as familiar.

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Real Life Zombie Viruses [infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 27, 2013 4:50:25 PM

Real Life Zombie Viruses In the World

Everyone fears the one day in the distant future that a zombie apocalypse will swarm the Earth and infect everyone in sight. While the odds of that happening are extremely slim, there are several infectious diseases that exist today that are close to what we’d imagine the zombie apocalypse to look like.

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