Alzheimer disease: are we intervening too late?

@article{Emery2011AlzheimerDA,
  title={Alzheimer disease: are we intervening too late?},
  author={Virginia Olga B. Emery},
  journal={Journal of Neural Transmission},
  year={2011},
  volume={118},
  pages={1361-1378}
}
The affirmative position is argued in response to the question of whether intervention in the disease course of Alzheimer disease (AD) occurs too late. AD is not a singular, homogeneous disease, but rather a final common pathway or end-point that can be arrived at through multiple routes. As part of the affirmative argument, there is a delineation of two long-term trajectories leading to AD: (1) normal elderly progression to AD, and (2) depressed elderly progression to AD. In documenting normal… CONTINUE READING
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