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Title Alzheimer's disease / volume editors, Lit-Fui Lau, Michael A. Brodney ; with contributions by S. Berg [and others]
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (179 pages) : illustrations
Series Topics in medicinal chemistry, 1862-2461 ; 2
Topics in medicinal chemistry (Springer) ; 2
Contents Front Matter; Therapeutic Approaches for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease: An Overview; Cholinesterase Inhibitors; Beyond Cholesterol: Statin Benefits in Alzheimer's Disease; PPAR . Agonists for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease; Metal Complexing Agents for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease; GSK-3 Inhibitors for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease; Back Matter
Summary Alzheimer??'s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disease that robs the minds of our elderly population. Approximately one in every eight adults over the age of 65 and nearly half of those over 85 are afflicted with this disease. The aging population in developed societies will impose an ever increasing socioeconomic threat in the future. Current medicines for AD patients are mainly symptomatic treatments and a huge unmet medical need exists to slow the progression of this disease. A great deal of research has been dedicated to understanding the pathogenesis of AD from which comes many ideas f
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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In Springer eBooks
Subject Alzheimer's disease -- Chemotherapy
Chemistry, Organic.
Alzheimer Disease -- drug therapy
Cholinesterase Inhibitors -- therapeutic use
Chemistry, Organic
organic chemistry.
medicines (material)
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Alzheimer's & Dementia.
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Alzheimer's disease -- Chemotherapy.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Alzheimer's & Dementia.
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Alzheimer Disease -- drug therapy.
Cholinesterase Inhibitors -- therapeutic use.
Science des matériaux.
Alzheimer's disease -- Chemotherapy
Form Electronic book
Author Lau, Lit-Fui.
Brodney, Michael A.
Berg, S. (Stefan)
LC no. 2007935106
ISBN 9783540742296