Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Annual 5 by Serge Gauthier, Philip Scheltens, Jeffrey L. Cummings

By Serge Gauthier, Philip Scheltens, Jeffrey L. Cummings

This quantity serves as a development document on state-of-the-art examine within the box of Alzheimer's affliction and different kinds of dementia, yet with an emphasis on themes which are appropriate to scientific perform. during this most up-to-date installment, Serge Gauthier, Philip Scheltens and Jeffrey Cummings hide a few of the rising treatments for Alzheimer's affliction, together with statins, GAG minetics, and immunotherapy, in addition to using hormonal remedy and strange anti-psychotic brokers within the remedy of different similar dementias. Chapters also will summarize the present knowing of the pathophysiology of gentle cognitive impairment in addition to study into tau pathologies.

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