Alzheimer's Disease Research Paper by JPWrite

Alzheimer's Disease
Examines Alzheimer's disease as a major medical problem for the new millennium.
# 64199 | 3,215 words | 17 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Feb 28, 2006 in Medical and Health (Medical Studies) , Medical and Health (General)


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Description:

As more and more people live longer, many suffer from senility and Alzheimer's disease. This paper discusses the stages of the disease and how medical science has advanced in its ability to diagnose Alzheimer's.
The paper also examines the future for this disease.

Introduction
The Definition of Alzheimer's Disease
The Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease
Stages of Alzheimer's Disease
Advances in Diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease
Predicting Alzheimer's Disease
Outlook for the Future
Footnotes
Bibliography

From the Paper:

"Other researchers are focusing on the 'oxidative stress' and 'programmed cell death' parts of the puzzle. It is becoming clear that oxidative stress occurs in AD, but it is not yet clear whether oxidation actually causes the neuro-degeneration, or is simply another side effect of AD. Some scientists believe that oxidative stress is a relatively early event in the disease process. They argue that the aging brain is less able to defend itself against oxidative stress, and that this helps to explain why AD is a disease that primarily strikes older people. Researchers are working now to understand whether beta-amyloid initiates the oxidative damage in AD. Vitamin E and some of the other drugs that show promise against AD may have anti-oxidant properties."

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