Eleanor Avery

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Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a common neurodegenerative disorder and a leading cause of death among the elderly. Recent advances in our understanding of the neurobiology of AD have provided scientific groundwork for the development of potentially more effective and less toxic treatment strategies for the disease. Some of the neuropathological hallmarks of AD(More)
Effective brain function is dependent on precise and complex interactions among neurotransmitters, hormones, enzymes, and electrolytes. Many of the chemically complex substances with which we come into contact can disrupt this intricately balanced system. Toxic substances, whether ingested, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin, may cause an encephalopathic(More)
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