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Title: ADEAR: Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center
Alternate Title: Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center
Url: http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers
Publisher: Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center (National Institute on Aging)
Description: Alzheimer's disease is one of the most serious health problems for the elderly, and no cure has yet been found. To shed some light on this mysterious illness, the National Institute on Aging provides this valuable resource explaining how Alzheimer's affects the minds of people suffering from it. In an overview of potential causes, the site distinguishes between genetic risk factors for early and late onset Alzheimer's. The material concludes with a look at diagnosis techniques and new treatments that could help slow or prevent the disease from manifesting itself.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Psychiatry -- Psychopathology -- Psychoses -- Dementia -- Presenile dementia -- Alzheimer's disease
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Chronic and noninfectious diseases and public health -- Individual diseases or groups of diseases, A-Z -- Alzheimer's disease
GEM Subject: Health
Health -- Disease
Health -- Chronic conditions
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Demonstrations
Overviews
Reading Materials
Format: java
pdf
real media
wmv
Audience: General Public
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2005-12-08 12:22:36 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-01-13 12:43:20 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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