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Epidemiology of Alzheimer’s Disease: From Gene to Prevention

  • Richard Mayeux
  • Y. Christen

Part of the Research and Perspectives in Alzheimer’s Disease book series (ALZHEIMER)

About these proceedings

Introduction

This volume contains the proceedings of the 14th Colloque Médecine et Recherche of the Fondation Ipsen pour la Recherche Thérapeutique devoted to Alzheimer's Disease and dedicated to the epidemiological study of this dementia, a very important issue because the incidence and prevalence of Alzheimer's Disease rise exponentially with age. Epidemiological findings not only confirm dementia as a major challenge for the coming years but also contribute defining risk factors, predicting and may be preventing this disease.

Keywords

Alzheimers's disease Dementia Prevention Primary prevention Secondary prevention atherosclerosis atrial fibrillation cognitive decline cognitive function memory impairment neuronal dysfunction vascular risk factors

Editors and affiliations

  • Richard Mayeux
    • 1
  • Y. Christen
    • 2
  1. 1.The Gertrude H. Sergievsky CenterColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Pour la Recherche ThérapeutiqueFondation IPSENParis Cedex 16France

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-60076-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-64245-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-60076-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0945-6066
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