Dementia. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2 CD003154. Bilkei-Gorzo A (December 2012). Continuously repeating stories, favorite wants (e.g., foods, places, songs, etc. What is known about Alzheimers Disease? People with Alzheimer's disease will ultimately not be able to perform even the simplest tasks independently; muscle mass and mobility deteriorates to the point where they are bedridden and unable to feed themselves. 182 Psychosocial intervention Psychosocial interventions are used as an adjunct to pharmaceutical treatment and can be classified within behaviour-, emotion-, cognition- or stimulation-oriented approaches. View PDF 624. These ions affect and are affected by tau, APP, and apoe, 71 and their dysregulation may cause oxidative stress that may contribute to the pathology. A histopathologic confirmation including a microscopic examination of brain tissue is required for a definitive diagnosis.
67 When this occurs, the microtubules disintegrate, destroying the structure of the cell's cytoskeleton which collapses the neuron's transport system. Archived from the original on 5 December 2014. Although most people willingly provide care to their loved ones and friends, caring for a person with Alzheimers disease at home can be a difficult task and might become overwhelming at times. 65 N-APP, a fragment of APP from the peptide's N-terminus, is adjacent to beta-amyloid and is cleaved from APP by one of the same enzymes.
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Eventually, they form neurofibrillary tangles inside nerve cell bodies. Alzheimer's disease has been identified as a protein misfolding disease ( proteopathy caused by plaque accumulation of abnormally folded amyloid beta protein, and tau protein in the brain. 18 The disease was first described as a distinctive disease by Emil Kraepelin after suppressing some of the clinical (delusions and hallucinations) and pathological features (arteriosclerotic changes) contained in the original report of Auguste. McGuinness B, Craig D, Bullock R, Malouf R, Passmore P (July 2014). Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 December 2014. Hers was the first described case of what became known as Alzheimer's disease. 261 In 2008, two separate clinical trials showed positive results in modifying the course of disease in mild to moderate AD with methylthioninium chloride, a drug that inhibits tau aggregation, 262 263 and dimebon, an antihistamine.
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Alzheimer s Foundation of, america follows the National Institutes of Healths National Institute on Aging in describing the disease in three stages.