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By Iqubal K. (ed.), Sisodia S.S. (ed.), Winblad B. (ed.)

ISBN-10: 0470846453

ISBN-13: 9780470846452

Alzheimer's ailment is an ever current challenge affecting thousands of individuals all over the world and, as people's usual lifespan lengthens, its occurrence is determined to extend. an international attempt is required to wrestle the disorder, together with examine to enquire the motives, improvement of potent remedies and, eventually, prevention of the ailment. released each years, those well timed books speak about the very most up-to-date research.This new quantity presents a distinct resource of connection with the real paintings being performed during this box, it provides teachers and clinicians a chance to benefit approximately innovative advancements and covers all facets of Alzheimer's ailment, together with prognosis, scientific direction, epidemiological direction and therapeutics and ailment mechanisms.Alzheimer's sickness: Advances in Etiology, Pathogenesis and Therapeutics will supply crucial info for easy and scientific researchers in Alzheimer's sickness and different dementias in addition to when you deal with sufferers.

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In the present book the scientists studying the disease have described the advances made by them and others in epidemiology and genetic risk factors, disease mechanisms, early diagnosis and in therapeutic opportunities and new therapeutic drugs. The articles in this book were selected from over 1300 papers presented on the latest findings in the field at the 7th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, held as the major component of the World Alzheimer’s Congress 2000 in Washington, DC, in July 2000.

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However, when all measures were entered into a logistic regression analysis, the tasks assessing episodic memory were found to dominate the prediction model. , 1999). However, it may still be the case that some tasks are more effective than others in predicting future development of AD. Ba¨ckman and Small (1998) examined the effect of cognitive support on the results of memory tasks in preclinical AD. Four different tasks that varied systematically with regard to the degree of cognitive support (more study time, organizability, and semantic retrieval cues) were administered.

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