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Alzheimer's [electronic resource]

ABC International
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
There is a tragedy looming within Australia's aging population. As more and more Australians join the ranks of the elderly, this video looks at the consequences of more people being affected by the burden of dementia. This is the story of a maverick Australian scientist whose theory about Alzheimer's has led to a breakthrough in understanding and a potential new treatment for the disease, providing hope for many.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
17 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films media Group on May 03, 2012.
Contents
  • Susan and Robert (3:00)
  • Detecting Brain Changes (2:34)
  • Blood Test (1:22)
  • Drug Under Testing (1:53)
  • Hope for Cure (0:53)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2008.
Publisher no.
47660 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (17 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Mode of access: Internet.
Technical Details
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