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Cheah, Pike See and Tan, Niu Jin and Vidyadaran, Sharmili and Nordin, Norshariza and Baharuddin, Mohd Nasir and Lim, Chai Ling and Mohamed Seth, Eryse Amira and Ling, King Hwa (2016) Alzheimer's brain changes. In: Nature's Yield and Wonders of Art (NYAWA)16: Brain. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, Serdang, Selangor, pp. 32-35. ISBN 9789679604153

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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative condition that is predominant in the elderly, making it a major cause of disability. Gradual loss of brain cells is a feature of AD, causing memory loss and decline in cognitive functions including judgment, attention, and learning. The progression of AD is attributed to the build-up of abnormal structures such as plaques and tangles, eventually leading to death of brain cells.

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Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: Faculty of Design and Architecture
Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
Publisher: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Keywords: Alzheimer's brain; Alzheimer's disease
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2018 08:56
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2018 08:56
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