Alzheimer disease 1999: a status report.

  title={Alzheimer disease 1999: a status report.},
  author={Neil W. Kowall},
  journal={Alzheimer disease and associated disorders},
  volume={13 Suppl 1},
  • Neil W. Kowall
  • Published 1999 in Alzheimer disease and associated disorders
Although the cause of Alzheimer disease (AD) remains a mystery, a great deal of progress has been made over the past 15 years. A large body of evidence suggests that beta amyloid (Abeta) deposition and toxicity are critical steps leading to neuronal death in AD. Evidence is beginning to show that antioxidant and antiinflammatory drugs and estrogen may prevent, delay onset, or slow the progression of AD. Until a cure is found it will be necessary to provide high-quality long-term and palliative… CONTINUE READING

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