Older adults with dementia are misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s

The hippocampus also is the region of the brain that is most impacted by Alzheimer's disease. (Photo: ANI)
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Washington: A recent study discovered the possibility of distinguishing between memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury – as many as 21 per cent of older adults with dementia may be misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.