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Can Alzheimer's be stopped? / written, produced & directed by Sarah Holt ; a NOVA production by Tangled Bank Studios, LLC in association with Holt Productions, LLC for WGBH Boston.

Holt, Sarah, 1956- television director, television producer, screenwriter. (Added Author). Sanders, Jay O., 1953- narrator. (Added Author). Mirowitz, Sheldon, composer (expression) (Added Author). Tangled Bank Studios, LLC, production company. (Added Author). Holt Productions, production company. (Added Author). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company. (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher. (Added Author).
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Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County DVD 616.8 CAN (Text) 78731000493218 Adult Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781627896771
  • ISBN: 1627896775
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Running time indicated on container: approx. 60 minutes; actual running time: 54 min.
"Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container.
Special features: Inside the mind of Alzheimer's -- The second victim -- Participating in a clinical trial -- Identifying Alzheimer's -- Untangling tau.
Originally broadcast in 2016 as an episode of the television series Nova.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Sheldon Mirowitz ; director of photography, Stephen McCarthy ; edited by William A. Anderson
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Jay O. Sanders.
Summary, etc.: Alzheimer's disease ravages the minds of over 40 million victims worldwide. The cause of Alzheimer's and whether it can be stopped is one of the greatest medical mysteries of our time. Join courageous patients participating in clinical trials, and then go behind the scenes of the major drug trials to see how researchers target and test therapies that may slow and even prevent Alzheimer's.
Target Audience Note: TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-PG (this program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children).
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo.16x9 widescreen.
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Alzheimer's disease > Popular works.
Alzheimer's disease > Research.
Alzheimer's disease > Patients > Care.

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