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Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis and Treatments $245.00
Editors: Marisa R. Boyd
Book Description:
Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person's ability to carry out daily activities. The most common form of dementia among older people is Alzheimer's Disease (AD), which involves the parts of the brain that control thought, memory, and language. Age is the most important known risk factor for AD. The course the disease takes and the speed at which changes occur vary from person to person. On average, AD patients live from 8 to 10 years after they are diagnosed, though the disease can last for as many as 20 years. This book presents research in the study of Alzheimer's Disease, including diagnosis, testing and treatment of this condition. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical Press)

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Table of Contents:
Preface

Alzheimer’s Disease – 100 Years of Research: A Historical Perspective and Commentary;pp. 1-5
(Walter J. Lukiw, LSU Neuroscience Center, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans,LA, USA)

Controlled and Automatic Memory Processing in Alzheimer’s Disease;pp. 7-24
(John M. Hudson, Dept. of Psychology, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, UK)

Age of Onset Related Differences in Clinical and Neuropsychological Features of Alzheimer’s Disease;pp. 25-33
(Erin Saito, Eliot Licht, Aaron M. McMurtrayand Mario F. Mendez, Dept. of Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii and others)

Early Onset Dementia with Abundant Non-Neuritic Aβ Plaques and without Significant Neuronal Loss: Report of Two Japanese Autopsy Cases;pp. 35-58
(Osamu Yokota, Kuniaki Tsuchiyaand Shigetoshi Kuroda, Tokyo Institute of Psychiatry, Kamikkitazawa, Detagaya, Japan and others)

How and Where Does Aβ Exert its Toxic Effects in Alzheimer’s Disease?;pp. 59-70
(Damian C. Crowther, Richard M. Page, Leila Luheshi and David A. Lomas, Dept. of Medicine, University of Cambridge, U.K. and others)

The Spatial Patterns of β-Amyloid (Aβ) Deposits and Neurofibrillary Tangles (NFT) in Late-Onset Sporadic Alzheimer's Disease;pp. 71-82
(Richard A. Armstrong)

Brain Function in Altered States of Consciousness: Comparison between Alzheimer Dementia and Vegetative State;pp. 83-98
(Mélanie Boly, Eric Salmon and Steven Laureys, Neurology Dept. and Cyclotron Research Centre, University of Liege, Belgium)

Cognitive Deficits in Mild Cognitive Impairment;pp. 99-109
(F. Ribeiro, M. Guerreiro and A. de Mendonça, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, Lisbon, Portugal)

Mitochondrial Pathology and Alzheimer’s Disease;pp. 111-124
(Michelangelo Mancuso, Cecilia Carlesi, Selina Piazza and Gabriele Siciliano, Dept. of Neuroscience, Neurological Clinic, University of Pisa, Italy)

Calmodulin Binds to and Regulates the Activity of Beta-Secretase (BACE1);pp. 125-135
(Sara E. Chavez and Danton H. O’Day, Dept. of Biology, University of Toronto at Mississauga)

Transgenic Models of Alzheimer’s Pathology: Success and Caveats;pp. 137-168
(Benoît Delatour, Camille Le Cudennec, Nadine El Tannir-El Tayara and Marc Dhenain, NAMC Laboratory Centre Universitaire Bat, Orsay, France and others)

Relevance of COX-2 Inhibitors in Alzheimer’s Disease;pp. 169-182
(Amita Quadros, Laila Abdullah, Nikunj Patel and Claude-Henry Volmar, Roskamp Institute, Sarasota, Fl, USA)

Copper Studies in Alzheimer’s Disease;pp. 183-201
(R. Squitti, G. Dal Forno, S. Cesaretti, M. Ventriglia, P.M. Rossini,
Dept. of Neuroscience, AfaR - Ospedale Fatebenefratelli, Rome,Italy and others)

Theoretical Comparison of Copper Chelators as Anti-Alzheimer and Anti-Prion Agents;pp. 203-208
(Liang Shen, Hong-Yu Zhang and Hong-Fang Ji,Shandon, Provincial Research Center for Bioinformatic Engineering and Technique, Shandong University of Technology, Zibo,China)

Toward a More Rational Approach to the Treatment of Patients with Dementia with Psychosis and Behavioral Disturbance
(Suzanne Holroyd)

Amyloid Clearing Immunotherapy for Alzheimer’s Disease and the Risk of Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy
(Shawn J. Kile and John M. Olichney)

Use of Antidepressants in Older People with Mental Illness; A Systematic Study of Tolerability and Use in Different Diagnostic Groups
(Stephen Curran, Debbie Turner, Shabir Musa, Andrew Byrne and John Wattis)

Cystatin C Role in Alzheimer Disease: from Neurodegeneration to Neuroregeneration
(Luisa Benussi, Giuliano Binetti and Roberta Ghidoni)

A Theoretical Evaluation on Acetylcholinesterase-Inhibitory Potential of Quercetin
(Hong-Fang Ji and Hong-Yu Zhang)

Therapy with Drug Product AZD-103 May Ease Alzheimer's Disease
(Antonio Orlacchio and Toshitaka Kawarai)

NSAIDs in Animal Models of Alzheimer's Disease
(M. G. Giovannini, C. Scali, A. Bellucci, G. Pepeu and F. Casamenti)

Index

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   Pub. Date: 2011 1st quarter
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