Alzheimer s Disease Research Compendium

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. This book examines this disease.

Author: Miao-Kun Sun

Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 1622575105

Category: Medical

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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 number of people with the disease doubles every 5 years beyond age 65. AD is a slow disease, starting with mild memory problems and ending with severe brain damage. 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. Current research is aimed at understanding why AD occurs and who is at greatest risk of developing it, improving the accuracy of diagnosis and the ability to identify those at risk, discovering, developing, and testing new treatments, and discovering treatments for behavioural problems in patients with AD. This book presents the latest research in the field.
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Stem Cells Research Compendium

This book presents leading research from around the world in this field which is of interest to so many and presents so many hopes.

Author: Prasad S. Koka

Publisher: Nova Publishers

ISBN: 1604565993

Category: Science

Page: 435

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The two broad categories of mammalian stem cells exist: embryonic stem cells, derived from blastocysts, and adult stem cells, which are found in adult tissues. In a developing embryo, stem cells are able to differentiate into all of the specialised embryonic tissues. In adult organisms, stem cells and progenitor cells act as a repair system for the body, replenishing specialised cells. As stem cells can be readily grown and transformed into specialised tissues such as muscles or nerves through cell culture, their use in medical therapies has been proposed. In particular, embryonic cell lines, autologous embryonic stem cells generated therapeutic cloning, and highly plastic adult stem cells from the umbilical cord blood or bone marrow are touted as promising candidates. Among the many applications of stem cell research are nervous system diseases, diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune diseases as well as Parkinson's disease, end-stage kidney disease, liver failure, cancer, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, and Alzheimer's disease. Stem cells are self-renewing, unspecialised cells that can give rise to multiple types all of specialised cells of the body. Stem cell research also involves complex ethical and legal considerations since they involve adult, foetal tissue and embryonic sources. This book presents leading research from around the world in this field which is of interest to so many and presents so many hopes.
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A Compendium of Multidisciplinary Medical Physics Research Updates 2020 Series 1

Thus, an effort has been made in this Series-1 to include the following research updates of Medical Physics: 1.Multifaceted radiomics’ predicts cancer metastasis risk. 2.Fractionated heating could improve cancer therapy with ...

Author: Dr.Hakim Saboowala

Publisher: Dr.Hakim Saboowala

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Category: Medical

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A Compendium of Multidisciplinary Medical Physics Research Updates… 2020. Series-1. I believe that updated reading is the best and simplest way for Medicos to derive and construct knowledge from a source at an affordable price and that too at one click! Moreover, inspired by a recent overwhelming response for publishing an E- Medical Booklet, titled: “A Compendium of Multidisciplinary Medical Physics Research Updates… 2020.”, I have opted, henceforth to compile and publish E- Medical Booklets in the form of several Series to update the Medicos, containing the Research Updates of Medical Physics. Thus, an effort has been made in this Series-1 to include the following research updates of Medical Physics: 1.Multifaceted radiomics’ predicts cancer metastasis risk. 2.Fractionated heating could improve cancer therapy with thermosensitive drugs. 3.Boron Neutron capture therapy is back on the agenda. 4.Virtual imaging trials aim to optimize COVID-19 screening. 5.What Lies Between Grey and White in the Brain. 6.New Strategies for Restoring Myelin on Damaged Nerve Cells. 7.Human Intelligence Just Got Less Mysterious. 8.Earwax Sampling Could Measure Stress Hormone. 9.Root Bacterium to Fight Alzheimer’s. 10.Why Low Oxygen Damages the Brain. I hope that this booklet will provide interesting knowledge and serve as a comprehensive ready reference for many medicos practicing in their respective fields at one click! …Dr. H. K. Saboowala. M.B.(Bom). M.R.S.H.(London).
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A Compendium of Multidisciplinary Medical Physics Research Updates 2020

I hope that this booklet will provide interesting knowledge and serve as a comprehensive ready reference for many medicos practicing in their respective fields at one click! …Dr. H. K. Saboowala. M.B.(Bom) .M.R.S.H.(London)

Author: Dr. Hakim Saboowala

Publisher: Dr.Hakim Saboowala

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Category: Medical

Page: 58

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A Compendium of Multidisciplinary Medical Physics Research Updates… 2020. I believe that updated reading is the best and simplest way for Medicos to derive and construct knowledge from a source at an affordable price and that too at one click! Moreover, inspired by a recent overwhelming response for publishing an E- Medical Booklet, titled: “A Glance at Recent/Current Multidisciplinary Medical News.”, I have endeavored to compile and publish this E-Medical Booklet containing the following Research Updates of Medical Physics: 1.Molecular Trojan Horse breaches Blood Brain Barrier (BBB). 2.Standing on the outside looking in: X-rays through glass. 3.A 3D micro-printing: ‘World’s smallest Imaging Device takes a closer look at Heart Disease. 4.Carotid Plaque Evaluation. 5.AI- rivals Human Radiologists at Breast-Cancer detection. 6.Label-free Fluorescence Microscopy offers early Cancer Detection. 7. 3D ultrafast ultrasound quantifies coronary blood flow. 8.Near infrared fluorescence imaging provides early diagnosis of cracked teeth. 9.Retinal Imaging goes High Resolution. 10.MRI monitoring of brain glucose levels may help detect Alzheimer’s disease. I hope that this booklet will provide interesting knowledge and serve as a comprehensive ready reference for many medicos practicing in their respective fields at one click! …Dr. H. K. Saboowala. M.B.(Bom) .M.R.S.H.(London)
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Alzheimer s Disease

The first formal description of Alzheimer's as a distinct neuropathology began a century of research progress that has intensified in the last 20 years with a rich array of new theories, treatments, risk factors, and some possible causes.

Author: Zaven S. Khachaturian

Publisher:

ISBN: 1573312983

Category: Medical

Page: 195

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The first formal description of Alzheimer's as a distinct neuropathology began a century of research progress that has intensified in the last 20 years with a rich array of new theories, treatments, risk factors, and some possible causes. However, little
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Chronic Inflammation

The book thus presents the most recent progress made in the molecular understanding of chronic inflammation. This book provides readers with the most up-to-date information on cutting-edge research concerning chronic inflammation.

Author: Masayuki Miyasaka

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9784431560685

Category: Medical

Page: 702

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This book provides readers with the most up-to-date information on cutting-edge research concerning chronic inflammation. We now know that when inflammation becomes chronic, it acts as a strong disease-promoting factor in a variety of disorders including arteriosclerosis, obesity, cancer, and Alzheimer disease. Chronic inflammation is hence called as the “silent killer”; it upsets the body’s homeostatic mechanism insidiously. In spite of these developments, we know very little about the mechanism underlying chronic inflammation. Particularly, we do not know precisely what induces chronic inflammation or what promotes its prolongation in a spatiotemporal framework. Neither do we have clear knowledge about how chronic inflammation destroys various tissues or how it predisposes individuals to many different diseases. To make the situation worse, we have no effective treatment against chronic inflammation. Since 2010, two major research programs (CREST and PRESTO) aimed at clarifying the mechanisms underlying chronic inflammation were launched in Japan, and investigators of different research areas with a brilliant track record were selected by their research proposals. Subsequently they have made their best efforts to answer the conundrum concerning chronic inflammation. This book is a compendium of such research efforts. In each chapter, the CREST- or PRESTO-funded researchers summarize their original work concerning mechanisms of induction, progression, or resolution underlying chronic inflammation. The most emphasized characteristic is the molecular aspect of chronic inflammation. The book thus presents the most recent progress made in the molecular understanding of chronic inflammation.
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Alzheimer s Disease

Technical terms are defined in the glossary. Each chapter ends with a list of review articles and other materials that provide more detail on other studies mentioned in the text. Illustrated.

Author: Caroline McNeil

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 078813793X

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This report was written for people who are interested in research on Alzheimer's disease. Briefly covers the following areas of research: neurotransmitters, the proteins, the genes, environmental suspects, the calcium hypothesis, metabolism, cognitive markers, biological markers, caregiving, managing symptoms, potential biomedical treatments, and much more. Technical terms are defined in the glossary. Each chapter ends with a list of review articles and other materials that provide more detail on other studies mentioned in the text. Illustrated.
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Minimizing the Risk of Alzheimer s Disease

The present work is more comprehensive, better organized, and more reader friendly than 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's, a gimmicky book that contains extraneous material in short, 2-page chapters but does not list its ...

Author: Frank Murray

Publisher: Algora Publishing

ISBN: 9780875869353

Category: Health & Fitness

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Alzheimer's disease and dementia—which can begin in the 30s—are on the increase, and may soon overwhelm our health-care systems. Yet individuals can do much to educate themselves and learn how to minimize their risks. A prudent diet, lifestyle modifications, nutritional supplements, exercise and activities to stimulate the brain are some of the best ways to prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease. Use your brain or lose it! That's all easy to say, but how scientific are these admonitions and how do we change our habits, anyway? Vitamins, minerals and food supplements are discussed in relation to memory and other functions, as well as an overview of medications, the effects of wine, and the dangers of smoking. The Appendices present helpful data to assist in decision-making regarding nursing homes, statistics for Alzheimer's state by state, and a list of support organizations worldwide. The present work is more comprehensive, better organized, and more reader friendly than 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's, a gimmicky book that contains extraneous material in short, 2-page chapters but does not list its references to enable concerned readers to take their research further.
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