Lay Public Information Reference guide examining the etiology, diagnostic, research and treament of Alzheimer’s Disease.
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La Maladie d’Alzheimer: Le Guide (Québec and France, Livre de Poche) Un guide complet et essentiel, la référence pour le grand public sur la maladie d'Alzheimer. Écrit par deux chercheurs québécois de renommée internationale, ce livre renseigne sur la maladie, rassure en dissipant les mythes et témoigne des réels progrès qui ont été faits depuis cinq ans au plan des traitements et de la prévention. Abondamment illustré en couleurs de photos et de schémas, il explique l'historique du premier diagnostic de la maladie, ses facteurs de risque, les stades de son évolution, les axes de recherche actuels et futurs et les bénéfices potentiels du régime alimentaire méditerranéen pour en prévenir le développement. Ich habe mich selbst verloren: Die 7 Phasen bei Alzheimer - Risiko, Schutzfaktoren, Präventiona (Allemand; Kosel) Alzheimer-Erkrankungen nehmen zu. Und in der Bevölkerung wächst die Angst, eines Tages selbst davon betroffen zu sein bzw. in der Familie damit konfrontiert zu werden. Kursierende Halbwahrheiten verunsichern zusätzlich. Die international bekannten Experten Judes Poirier und Serge Gauthier räumen mit vielen Vorurteilen auf. Sie informieren über den neuesten medizinischen Stand in Diagnose und Behandlung, schildern den Verlauf der Krankheit und was – rechtzeitig! - präventiv getan werden kann. Ein ausgezeichnetes Praxisbuch zu einem komplexen Thema. Mit konkreten Alltagshilfen für Betroffene, Angehörige und Pflegende. Alzheimer’s Disease: The Complete Introduction (English; Dundurn) After cardiovascular disease and cancer, Alzheimer's disease is rapidly becoming a source of stress and confusion for an aging generation of baby boomers, one that is also seeing its family members and loved ones age. Written by two world-renowned specialists, this practical guide offers a complete profile of the disease. The authors demystify the different stages and describe recent research, newly approved therapies, as well as those in the trial stage, and offer new strategies for prevention. Divided into eight chapters, this book features many colour photos, diagrams and images of the brain. By informing, reassuring and proposing useful resources, it helps confront the emotions that are experienced when facing this mysterious illness that strikes at the heart of all that we are as individual Jeune et Centenaire (French version : Trécarré) With the significant changes in the average life expectancy observed throughout the western world since the 70ies, one wonders if we now have the potential of becoming centenarians in the current century. It has been proposed that the ultimate maximal lifespan in humans lies between 120 and 130 years.  This book offers a through review of the current theories of aging, a survey of the principal characteristics displayed by centenarians, an overview of the different places in world where we find an abnormally high proportion of centenarians in the population. We also discuss the most appropriate lifestyle changes, exercise habits and medical interventions that are believed to facilitate lifespan.    
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