BASAL FOREBRAIN

Refers to a region of the ventral forebrain, near the corpus callosum which contains cholinergic neurons which are believed to be implicated in memory,...

ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE INHIBITORS

drugs that obstruct the capacity of the molecule acetyl cholinesterase to diminish the neurotransmitter acetylcholine in the synaptic cholinergic neurons. A few acetylcholine-esterase inhibitors...

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS AS

an enterprise that affords help and support teams, reinforcement, and suggestions for care providers of people with Alzheimer

BETA-AMYLOID (P-AMYLOID)

n. a type of protein deposit found in the brain tissue of patients having Alzheimer's disease. This deposit contains peptides which consist of 36...

S-ADENOSYLMETHIONINE (SAM)

Nutritional supplement marketed under the Gumbaral, Samyr, Adomet, Heptral and Admethionine brand names as a prescription drug approved in Russia, Italy, and Germany. ...

BETA-SECRETASE (P-SECRETASE)

Enzyme that cleaves amyloid precursor protein forming beta amyloid that accumulates in the brain tissue that leads to Alzheimer disease.

PRESENILE DEMENTIA OF THE ALZHEIMER'S TYPE (PDAT)

An outdated label for Alzheimer's type dementia before the patient's 65th birthday.

RIVASTIGMINE

Marketed under the trade name Exelon, a parasympathomimetic or cholinergic agent in treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's-type dementia and Parkinson's-type dementia. Administered...

SENILE DEMENTIA OF THE ALZHEIMER'S TYPE TSDAT)

The older name for Alzheimer's type onset after age 65. See Alzheimer's disease.

CORTICAL DEMENTIA

dementia which stems from weakening of the cortical regions of the brain, instead of the subcortical regions. Most frequently occurring in Alzheimer's.

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