Erythropoietin and Epidemiology of Alzheimer Disease

  title={Erythropoietin and Epidemiology of Alzheimer Disease},
  author={R. M. Ismailov},
  journal={Alzheimer Disease \& Associated Disorders},
  • R. M. Ismailov
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders
Alzheimer disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder with a strong vascular component and the most frequent form of dementia. The cause of AD is still not well understood. A number of hypotheses have been developed, yet the cause is still unknown. For example, the amyloid hypothesis suggested that the deposit of the b-amyloid peptide can lead to cognitive decline as well as to disrupted cerebral blood flow.1 However, some research evidence showed that older individuals can have extensive… Expand

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