old-timer’s disease vs alzheimer’s disease : Common Errors in English

About old-timer’s disease vs alzheimer’s disease

I’ve always thought that “old-timer’s disease” was a clever if tastelesspun on “Alzheimer’s Disease”; but many people have assured me that thisis a common and quite unintentional error.Some medical authorities prefer the form “Alzheimer Disease,” though that is seldom used by nonprofessionals.

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  1. Rise in Alzheimer’s Patients Creates Health-Care Plays

    Alzheimer’s disease is one of the deadliest and costliest ailments, affecting Americans aged 65 and older, according to Alzheimer’s Association data. And the disease that can impair brain function is expected to affect more Americans. About 5.2 million people have … Continue reading ?
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Big Data Download via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Complimentary Webinar: Cognoptix Test Identifies Alzheimer’s Disease via Beta Amyloid Signature in the Eyes in a Proof ...

    “This simple eye test has the potential to transform the way Alzheimer’s disease is detected and managed.” Carl Sadowsky, MD, FAAN, Medical Director, Premiere Research Institute, W
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. New Report from BCC Research Forecasts the Global Market for Alzheimer’s Disease to Decline to $9.5 Billion by 2017

    According to BCC Research’s report, Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutics and Diagnostics: Global Markets, the global market for Alzheimer’s disease reached $10.2 billion in 2012, and is expected to decrease at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -1.5% to reach $9.5 billion in 2017. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10812200.htm
    on June 11, 2013 Source: PRWeb

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