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- Steerforth Press 2012; US$ 15.95
Foreign correspondent James Ryan was there whenever the world changed: in the Middle East, in the Balkans, in the former Soviet bloc. But now he can't remember these events; he can't recall anything long-term, except the summer of his fifteenth year following his mother's death. It was the summer his father told him to call him Kurt. The summer the... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2012; US$ 30.00
A full-color cookbook and health guide featuring 100 recipes designed to reduce the risk and delay the onset of Alzheimer's, dementia, and memory loss, for people with a family history of these conditions or those already in the early stages, and their caregivers. Eat Smart, Stay Sharp Strong medical evidence suggests that simple changes and... more...
The Harsh Realities of Alzheimer's Care: An Insider's View of How People with Dementia are Treated in InstitutionsABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 41.00
The Harsh Realities of Alzheimer's Care: An Insider's View of How People with Dementia Are Treated in Institutions is the first book of its kind. Written by an eminent geriatric psychiatrist who has worked with dementia patients in more than 70 facilities, the book distills all he has learned about dementia care, for better and, more often, for... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95
Cultural responses to most illnesses differ; dementia is no exception. These responses, together with a society's attitudes toward its elderly population, affect the frequency of dementia-related diagnoses and the nature of treatment. Bringing together essays by nineteen respected scholars, this unique volume approaches the subject... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 43.99
As our population ages and fears about dementia, Alzheimer?s, and related brain problems continue to grow, this book will help shed light on how the brain functions, what we can do to prevent the most severe symptoms of aging, and steps we can take to ward off disease. more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 182.76
This book covers recent research which has identified nine new genes, and the vital realization that new pathways could be involved in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer?s. These are now targets for therapeutic intervention, which might one day lead to a cure. more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 15.99
This book is not about the past, which has gone. Or the future, which is uncertain. But it is for those who want to improve the lives of people with dementia and themselves in the Here and Now. The book is not written by an expert but by a man seeking to find new approaches concerning dementia who wishes to share his discoveries.Killick steers clear... more...
- Biota Publishing 2013; US$ 47.99
Alzheimer?s Disease is characterized pathologically by two principal hallmark lesions: the senile plaque and the neurofibrillary tangle. Since the identification of each over 100 years ago, the major protein components have been elucidated. This has led in turn to the elaboration of metabolic cascades involving amyloid-? production in the case of the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 124.99
Parkinson's disease has long been perceived as a pure motor disorder, partly due to its initial description by James Parkinson, who suggested that "senses and intellect remain intact", and partly due to the fact that patients with PD did not survive long, before effective treatment became available. As the survival time of patients with... more...