Environmental Causes and Prevention Measures for Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Author : George J. Brewer
  • Release Date : 26 September 2017
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128111635

Environmental Causes and Prevention Measures for Alzheimer’s Disease Book Summary

Environmental Causes and Prevention Measures for Alzheimer’s Disease examines the increased incidence of the disease in developed countries and aims to educate neuroscientists, medical practitioners and other educated individuals on new insights into environmental causation, primarily metals. This book looks into the web of evidence around the hypothesis of copper toxicity and the additional role that a high fat diet plays in disease progression and cognition loss. The data and its implications are discussed, along with potential prevention measures. This book will generate excitement and interest among neuroscientists, medical practitioners and other biomedical researchers. Emphasizes the history and epidemiology of Alzheimer’s disease, highlighting its epidemic proportions in developed countries Discusses data on new environmental factors in developed countries Provides prevention measures to potentially reduce Alzheimer’s rates through diet

Environmental Causes and Prevention Measures for Alzheimer   s Disease

Environmental Causes and Prevention Measures for Alzheimer s Disease

Author : George J. Brewer
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Environmental Causes and Prevention Measures for Alzheimer’s Disease examines the increased incidence of the disease in developed countries and aims to educate neuroscientists, medical practitioners and other educated individuals on new insights into environmental causation, primarily metals. This book looks into the web of evidence around the hypothesis of ...

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Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
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Publisher : World Health Organization
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