Athanasios Alexiou

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The concept of age-related dementias and vascular disorders has now been recognized for over a century. In the present review, we have emphasized on the causes, consequences and the true bases for the treatment and prevention of these disorders. Systematic efforts have been put together to identify the aetiology in each case. Increased efforts have been(More)
Considering the latest researches, disruptions in the regulation of mitochondrial dynamics, low energy production, increased reactive oxygen species and mtDNA damage are relevant to human diseases, mainly in neurogenerative diseases and cancer. This article represents inner mitochondrial membrane as a natural superconductor giving also the corresponding(More)
Cancer is considered as a prevalent cause of human deaths and undoubtedly, is the most complex disease with multiple cellular physiological systems involved. During the last decade, the application of nanotechnological products for cancer treatment has received considerable attention. These sophisticated tools and materials treat cancer though the early(More)
In this paper, an extended review analysis has been presented concerning the developments in brain drug delivery through new and efficient applications of nanotechnology. Modern nanotechnological approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases are described along with simultaneous analysis of safety and practical clinical(More)
Despite extensive research for over two decades, the medical science is yet to assign the exact aetiology and mode of progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The modern era of AD drug development began with the proposal of the cholinergic hypothesis of memory impairment. Since then, despite the proposal and phase trials of many therapeutic options, only(More)
It is a common knowledge that frailty is a condition associated with getting older, and it has been considered as highly prevalent as far as falls, disability, hospitalization, and mortality are concerned. At the present time a standardized definition has not yet been established. With that in mind and for frailty being of a vital importance as a term(More)
The dramatic increase in the population with dementia expected in the next decades is accompanied by the establishment of novel and innovated methods that will offer accurate and efficient detection of the disease in its early stages. While Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, by the time is typically diagnosed substantial neuronal loss(More)
While Parkinson's disease is a chronic and progressive movement disorder, no one can predict which symptoms will affect an individual patient. At the present time there is no cure for Parkinson's disease but instead a variety of alternative treatments provide relief from the symptoms. Due to these unpromising factors, we propose a new multi-scale(More)