McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.

Alzheimer's Association

Dementia and memantine: Treatment for a growing public health problem

Video about dementia and memantine

This video looks at the severity of dementia, how it is a growing public health problem and treatment with the drug memantine.

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Dementia Care

Video about dementia care

This video provides a guide for individuals diagnosed with dementia, their families, and caregivers.

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An Overview of Alzheimer's Disease

Overview of Alzheimer's Disease video

This video provides an overview of Alzheimer's disease.

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A Glimpse of Alzheimer's Disease

glimpse of Alzheimer's Disease video

This video explores the mechanisms, treatment and preventative measures for Alzheimer's disease.

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Alzheimer's Disease: A Caregiver's Perspective

Video about patient's persective on Alzheimer's

This video aims to aid and inform caregivers caring for loved ones suffering from Alzheimer's Disease.

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Alzheimer's Disease vs Dementia

Video about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

This video looks at the similarities and differences between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Does Turmeric Prevent Alzheimer's?

Video about turmeric preventing Alzheimer's

This video investigates the therapeutic potential of curcumin, a substance found in turmeric, to prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

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Herpes Simplex Virus and Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's and Herpes video

While commonly proposed theories include the aggregation of certain proteins, new emerging evidence may link the causes of Alzheimer's disease to Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV).

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