Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain from which there is no recovery. The disease slowly attacks nerve cells in all parts of the cortex of the brain and some surrounding structures, thereby impairing a person's abilities to govern emotions, recognize errors and patterns, coordinate movement, and remember. Ultimately, a person with AD loses memory and many other mental functions.
Osteonecrosis of the hip, a condition in which the bone tissue in the hip dies, affects mainly young, active patients. Its origin is unknown, making... Read more »