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The Resource The Alzheimer conundrum : entanglements of dementia and aging, Margaret Lock

The Alzheimer conundrum : entanglements of dementia and aging, Margaret Lock

Label
The Alzheimer conundrum : entanglements of dementia and aging
Title
The Alzheimer conundrum
Title remainder
entanglements of dementia and aging
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Lock
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Alzheimer Conundrum exposes the predicaments embedded in current efforts to slow down or halt Alzheimer's disease through early detection of presymptomatic biological changes in healthy individuals
Summary
Because of rapidly aging populations, the number of people worldwide experiencing dementia is increasing and the projections are grim. Despite hundreds of millions of dollars invested in medical research, no effective treatment has been discovered for Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia. The Alzheimer Conundrum exposes the predicaments embedded in current efforts to slow down or halt Alzheimer's disease through early detection of presymptomatic biological changes in healthy individuals
Tone
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10225661
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lock, Margaret M
Dewey number
362.1968/31
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Older people
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Brain
Target audience
adult
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entanglements of dementia and aging
Label
The Alzheimer conundrum : entanglements of dementia and aging, Margaret Lock
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Making and Remaking Alzheimer Disease -- ch. 2 Striving to Standardize Alzheimer Disease -- ch. 3 Paths to Alzheimer Prevention -- ch. 4 Embodied Risk Made Visible -- ch. 5 Alzheimer Genes: Biomarkers of Prediction and Prevention -- ch. 6 Genome-Wide Association Studies: Back to the Future -- ch. 7 Living with Embodied Omens -- ch. 8 Chance Untamed and the Return of Fate -- ch. 9 Transcending Entrenched Tensions
Control code
000050700774
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 310 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780691149783
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The Alzheimer conundrum : entanglements of dementia and aging, Margaret Lock
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Making and Remaking Alzheimer Disease -- ch. 2 Striving to Standardize Alzheimer Disease -- ch. 3 Paths to Alzheimer Prevention -- ch. 4 Embodied Risk Made Visible -- ch. 5 Alzheimer Genes: Biomarkers of Prediction and Prevention -- ch. 6 Genome-Wide Association Studies: Back to the Future -- ch. 7 Living with Embodied Omens -- ch. 8 Chance Untamed and the Return of Fate -- ch. 9 Transcending Entrenched Tensions
Control code
000050700774
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 310 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780691149783
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Other physical details
illustrations

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