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Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped?

PBS (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (54 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : PBS, 2016.

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Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Film
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by PBS in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
Alzheimeŕs disease strikes at the core of what makes us human: our capacity to think, to love, and to remember. The disease ravages the minds of over 40 million victims worldwide, and it is one of the greatest medical mysteries of our time. Join investigators as they gather clues and attempt to reconstruct the molecular chain of events that ultimately leads to dementia, and follow key researchers in the field who have helped to develop the leading theories of the disease. Along the way, meet individuals from all walks of life who will reveal what it́s like to struggle with Alzheimeŕs. Among them, members of a unique Colombian family who have learned that their genetic predisposition all but guarantees early onset Alzheimeŕs. Yet there may be hope. Join these 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 Alzheimeŕs.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Biology.
Medicine.
Genre: Documentary films.

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