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Use of autobiographical memory cues as cognitive support for episodic memory: Comparison of individuals with mild-stage Alzheimer's disease and healthy older adultsDownload
The purpose of the study was to examine the effectiveness of autobiographical memories to support the improvement of episodic memory (i.e., word recall) in patients with mild- stage Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and healthy older adults. Participants included 20 healthy young-old adults (M Age =...
Roles of the Insulin-like Growth Factor-II/Cation-independent Mannose 6-phosphate Receptor and Cathepsin D in Alzheimer’s Disease PathologyDownload
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common type of senile dementia affecting the elderly. A critical contributing factor to the neurodegeneration and development of AD pathology stems from the processing of amyloid precursor protein (APP), leading to the generation of β-amyloid (Aβ) peptides....
Role of Glutamate and GABA in a mouse model expressing mutant human APP in the absence of NPC1 proteinDownload
Cholesterol plays a critical role in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathogenesis, but the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. To address this issue we have generated a line of ANPC transgenic mice that overexpress mutant-human amyloid precursor protein in the absence of cholesterol transporting...
Background. There is some evidence that physical activity delays the onset of dementia in healthy older adults and slows down cognitive decline to prevent the onset of cognitive disability. Studies using animal models suggest that physical activity has the potential to attenuate the...
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: 1.To evaluate the effects of physical activity programs on function (e.g., activities of daily [ADLs], physical function), cognition, mood, behaviour, and mortality in older persons with dementia. 2.To...