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Title: Advanced Understanding of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Authors: Chang, RCC
subject: Diseases, neurodegenerative, understanding, advanced
Year: 2011
Publisher: Intech
Rijeka, Croatia
Description: Advanced Understanding of Neurodegenerative Diseases focuses on different types of diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia, different tauopathies, Parkinson's disease, prion disease, motor neuron diseases such as multiple sclerosis and spinal muscular atrophy. This book provides a clear explanation of different neurodegenerative diseases with new concepts of understand the etiology, pathological mechanisms, drug screening methodology and new therapeutic interventions. Other chapters discuss how hormones and health food supplements affect disease progression of neurodegenerative diseases. From a more technical point of view, some chapters deal with the aggregation of prion proteins in prion diseases. An additional chapter to discuss application of stem cells. This book is suitable for different readers: college students can use it as a textbook; researchers in academic institutions and pharmaceutical companies can take it as updated research information; health care professionals can take it as a reference book, even patients' families, relatives and friends can take it as a good basis to understand neurodegenerative diseases.
URI: http://hub.hku.hk/handle/10722/147083
Standard no: Chang, RCC (Ed.). Advanced Understanding of Neurodegenerative Diseases. Rijeka, Croatia: Intech. 2011
10.5772/2451
442
199658
9789533075297
1
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