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Alzheimer’s and the Brain

HUGE THANKS to The Alzheimer’s Association for enthusiastically providing me time with and access to scientists currently researching the disease. You can find out more about them here: https://www.alz.org/

More excellent links:

http://www.alz.org/facts/

Alzheimer’s illness facts and figures [PDF]: http://www.alz.org/documents_custom/2016-facts-and-figures.pdf

Essentials of Alzheimer’s illness. “What it is and what you can do” [PDF] http://www.alz.org/national/documents/brochure_basicsofalz_low.pdf

Exactly what is Dementia? http://www.alz.org/what-is-dementia.asp

Alzheimer’s illness:

http://www.alz.org/research/science/alzheimers_brain_tour.asp
https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/preventing-alzheimers-disease/what-alzheimers-disease
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alzheimer%27s_disease

compare causes of death: http://vizhub.healthdata.org/gbd-compare/patterns

Planetary system movement around galactic center: https://twitter.com/skyponderer/status/735788050316288004

brain realities: https://www.brainscape.com/blog/2012/03/facts-gray-matter/

cortex density: http://www.pnas.org/content/97/20/11050.full

more on cortex:

http://wilson.med.harvard.edu/nb204/MultipleCorticalAreas-nb204-unit04-16feb2011.pdf
http://www.alzforum.org/news/research-news/cerebral-cortex-folds-paper

APP:

https://www.bioscience.org/2012/v17/af/4035/fulltext.php?bframe=figures.htm
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/APP#location
http://pdb101.rcsb.org/motm/79

VIDEOS: how proteins are formed from DNA


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-K8Y0ATkkAI

Memory:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long-term_potentiation
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neuronal_memory_allocation
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memory

Why can’t I list every book I know, but I can tell you if I own it? from askscience

Video of real human brain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHxyP-nUhUY

The Alzheimer’s Task (HBO): https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/alzheimers-project-hbo-videos

I highly suggest this: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2371383/

Down syndrome:

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/birthdefects/downsyndrome.html
https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/alzheimers-disease-people-down-syndrome

Alzheimer’s illness risk-factors: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/277778973_Summary_of_the_evidence_on_modifiable_risk_factors_for_cognitive_decline_and_dementia_A_population-based_perspective

wiki images:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric_power_transmission#/media/File:Qatar,_power_lines_( 7). JPG.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mastermind_( board_game) #/ media/File: Mastermind.jpg.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book#/media/File:Urval_av_de_bocker_som_har_vunnit_Nordiska_radets_litteraturpris_under_de_50_ar_som_priset_funnits.jpg.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VHS#/media/File:VHS_recorder,_camera_and_cassette.jpg.
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_tragic_poets_Aeschylus_( 525-456_BC) _ and_Sophocles _( 495-406_BC), _ Ny_Carlsberg_Glyptotek, _ Copenhagen _( 15369478929). jpg.

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