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Neurodegenerative Diseases: Overview, Perspectives and Emerging Treatments $230.00
Editors: Annette Simon
Book Description:
Neurodegenerative diseases are widespread disorders, with prevalence increasing with age. The first chapter of this book discusses autophagy, a cellular tool for the elimination of proteins that accumulate in neurodegenerative disorders and have pathogenetic significance. Parkinsonís disease (PD) is one of the most common degenerative diseases of the central nervous system. Chapter Two examines evidence on impairment of social cognition in patients with PD. Chapter Three discusses how finding the molecular cause of the PD could contribute to early diagnosis, and facilitate the development of effective neuroprotective or modulatory drugs. The final chapter reviews the functional role of adult hippocampal neurogenesis in learning and memory, and how this form of structural plasticity is altered in neurodegenerative diseases known to involve cognitive impairment such as Alzheimerís disease, Parkinsonís disease, and Huntingtonís disease. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:

Chapter One. Autophagy and Neurodegeneration
(T. A. Korolenko, A. B. Pupyshev, T. I. Pospelova, O. B. Gritsyk, A. V. Panov, V. A. Vavilin, A. B. Shintyapina and M. A. Tikhonova, Institute of Physiology and Basic Medicine, Novosibirsk, Russia, and others)

Chapter Two. Parkinsonís Disease: Clinical Profile and Social Cognition
(Antonia Mitkova, Rita B. Ardito, Lorys Castelli, Corrado Azzaro, Mauro Adenzato and Ivan Enrici, Psychology Research Laboratory, IRCCS Italian Auxiliary Institute, S. Giuseppe Hospital, Piancavallo, Italy, and others)

Chapter Three. A Molecular Basis of Neurodegeneration in Parkinson's Disease
(Jolanta Dorszewska, Marta Kowalska, Wiktoria Blaszczak and Wojciech Kozubski, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland)

Chapter Four. Potentiating Hippocampal Neurogenesis with Physical Exercise: A Non-Invasive Strategy to Prevent Cognitive Decline in Neurodegenerative Diseases?
(Joana Gil-Mohapel, PhD, Division of Medical Sciences and UBC Island Medical Program, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada)


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