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- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99
Written by the leading authority on hormone receptors and prostate cancer, this reveals the surprising truth about how you can prevent and treat breast cancer, prostate cancer, and Alzheimer's with testosterone and other FDA-approved drugs. For decades, doctors have sought to combat prostate cancer under the mistaken assumption that testosterone fueled... more...
- National Geographic Society 2013; US$ 16.95
National Geographic presents a comprehensive guide to fighting mental decline. With cutting-edge neuroscience, information about Alzheimer's, fascinating case studies, and tips to fight brain aging symptoms such as slower mental acuity and "senior moments," this smart, engaging guide will help keep your memory sharp and your mind active. Fun, age-defying... more...
- Hyperion 2009; US$ 11.99
The story of becoming a doctor, and being a son. Jerald Winakur is a doctor who cares for, and about, the elderly. Dedicated and compassionate, he's a surrogate son to many. And yet, all his years of service helping patients and their families adjust to the challenges of aging did not prepare him for becoming father to his own father, who had become... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 17.99
Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and leading Alzheimer?s advocate Meryl Comer?s Slow Dancing With a Stranger is a profoundly personal, unflinching account of her husband?s battle with Alzheimer?s disease that serves as a much-needed wake-up call to better understand and address a progressive and deadly affliction. When Meryl Comer?s husband... more...
- Wings Press 2014; US$ 9.99
Two emotionally fraught and complex themes collide in this powerful, moving novel: Alzheimer?s disease and the psychological aftermath for survivors of the Auschwitz concentration camp. The story chronicles the intellectual decline of Renzo, a once-brilliant Roman writer and filmmaker. Aware that he is slipping ever deeper into the haze of Alzheimer?s,... more...
- Prometheus Books 2014; US$ 11.99
Although the public most often associates dementia with Alzheimer?s disease, the medical profession now distinguishes various types of ?other? dementias. This book is the first and only comprehensive guide dealing with frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), one of the largest groups of non-Alzheimer?s dementias. The contributors are either specialists... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 15.95
Afflicting nearly half of all persons over the age of 85, Alzheimer?s disease kills nearly 100,000 Americas a year as it insidiously robs them of their memory and wreaks havoc on the lives of their loved ones. It was once minimized and misunderstood as forgetfulness in the elderly, but Alzheimer?s is now at the forefront of many medical and scientific... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 18.95
Based on its author's four-year study and 15 years of experience in Alzheimer's and dementia-related care, Alzheimer's Activities That Stimulate the Mind is the only book offering exercises appropriate to each of the four stages of the disease. It features hundreds of exercises across an array of areas and disciplines, including arts and crafts,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 15.00
From a world-renowned neurologist, the first book to feature a scientifically substantiated program for the only treatment for Alzheimer's: PREVENTION Alzheimer's is a devastating and frightening disease, and as baby boomers age it's on the brink of becoming the great epidemic of the twenty-first century. Fortunately, by making proper lifestyle... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 15.00
The Wisdom Paradox explores the aging of the mind from a unique, positive perspective. In an era of increasing fears about mental deterioration, world-renowned neuropsychologist Elkhonon Goldberg provides startling new evidence that though the brain diminishes in some tasks as it ages, it gains in many ways. Most notably, it increases in what he... more...