Thekkuttuparambil Ananthanarayanan Ajith*
Department of Biochemistry, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Amala Nagar, Kerala, India
*Corresponding Author: Thekkuttuparambil Ananthanarayanan Ajith, Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Amala Nagar, Kerala, India.
Received: September 29, 2020; Published: October 22, 2020
Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Huntington’s disease remain a major challenge to human. Among the neurodegenerative diseases, Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson’s disease are two major forms. According to the recent survey in US, more than 5.5 million (age 65 or older) people have dementia caused by Alzheimer’s and remain the 5th leading cause of death among the elders. World Health Organization (WHO) expected ~ 16.2% prevalence of AD among people over 65 years worldwide by 2050.
Citation: Thekkuttuparambil Ananthanarayanan Ajith. “Does Estrogen Therapy Prevent Late Onset Alzheimer's Disease?". Acta Scientific Neurology 3.11 (2020): 34-36.
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