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The Alzheimer Conundrum by Margaret Lock

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Index

Page numbers in italics refer to figures and tables

acetylcholine, 71, 72

ADAM10 gene, 17071

ADNI. See Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative

ADRDA. See Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association

African Americans, 150, 164, 182

aging: as biggest risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, 196, 233, 235; as a continuum, 4950, 23238; entanglement with Alzheimer’s disease (see aging, entanglement with Alzheimer’s disease); global demographics, 1516, 247n2; global responses to, 1517; historical perspectives on, 2728, 3032; medicalization of, 3738; modern rise of longevity, 1718; and Nun study, 4445; poor correlation between behavioral and neuropathological changes (see cognitive function, normal); societal attitudes toward, ...

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