Anti-dementia Agents

Anti-dementia Agents : Research and Prospects for Therapy

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Neuroscience Perspectives provides multidisiplinary reviews of topics in one of the most diverse and rapidly changing fields in the life sciences. Whether you are a new recruit to neuroscience, or an established expert, look to this series for"one-stop"sources of the historical, physiological, pharmacological, biochemical, molecular biological and therapeutic aspects of chosen research.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 300 pages
  • 165 x 241 x 23mm | 613g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0125180551
  • 9780125180559

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"This volume provides a wealth of useable information and is recommended for pharmacologists, behavoralists, medicinal chemists, and clinical pharmacologists who are interested in the characteristics of and potential treatments for dementias." --PHARMACEUTICAL NEWS
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Table of contents

The clinical features of Alzheimer's disease and the search for clinico-aetiologic correlates; symptoms, diagnosis and epidemiology of dementia; chemical approaches to the enhancement of cholinergic function for the treatment of senile dementia; the status of the cholinergic hypothesis of dementia; nerve growth factor, neurotrophic agents and dementia; the utility of nootropics in primary senile dementia; metabolically active compounds and dementia excitatory amino-acids and dementia; gabaergic systems and dementia; therapapeutic potential of calcium antagonists in the treatment of dementia.
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