Book 2012

Brain Aging and Therapeutic Interventions

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ISBN: 978-94-007-5236-8 (Print) 978-94-007-5237-5 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-1

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-18

    Brain Aging: A Critical Reappraisal

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    Chapter

    Pages 19-36

    Base Excision DNA Repair: The House Keeping Guardian for Genomic Stability in the Brain

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    Chapter

    Pages 37-47

    Role of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor as a Modulator of Synaptic Plasticity

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    Chapter

    Pages 49-65

    Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Sporadic Alzheimer’s Disease: Mechanisms, Consequences and Interventions

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    Chapter

    Pages 67-78

    Brain Aging: Influence of Early–Life Events on Late-Life Brain Disorders

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    Chapter

    Pages 79-94

    The Importance of the Environment in Brain Aging: Be Happy, Live Longer!

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    Chapter

    Pages 95-109

    Consequences of Altered Mortalin Expression in Control of Cell Proliferation and Brain Function

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    Chapter

    Pages 111-129

    Age- Induced Alterations in Biological Clock: Therapeutic Effects of Melatonin

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    Chapter

    Pages 131-146

    Neurolipofuscin in Aging and Aluminum-Induced Aging: Possible Therapeutic Interventions

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    Chapter

    Pages 147-157

    Dietary Restriction as a Potential Intervention to Retard Age-associated Impairment of Brain Functions

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    Chapter

    Pages 159-176

    Understanding Mechanism of Action of Herbal Drugs in Age Related Degenerative Brain Disorders

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    Chapter

    Pages 177-189

    Neurodegeneration in Hypoxia: Implications in Aging

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    Chapter

    Pages 191-202

    Stress and Memory: from Mechanisms to Long-Lasting Consequences

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    Chapter

    Pages 203-217

    Estrogen-Mediated Neuroprotection: Hope to Combat Neuronal Degeneration and Synaptic Plasticity Post-menopause

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    Chapter

    Pages 219-238

    Potential Therapeutic Targets for Improving Memory Impairments and Dementia: Clues Obtained from Memory-Enhanced Mice

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    Chapter

    Pages 239-252

    Potential Beneficial Effects of a Diet with Walnuts in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease

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    Chapter

    Pages 253-266

    Smart Dietary Interventions and Prevention of Cognitive Decline with Aging

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    Chapter

    Pages 267-289

    Herbal Cognitive Enhancers: New Developments and Challenges for Therapeutic Applications

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 284-284