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The truth about dementia

Author: Dan Child; Angela Rippon; BBC Worldwide Learning,; BBC Scotland,
Publisher: London, England : BBC Worldwide, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this thought-provoking programme, presenter Angela Rippon – a prominent campaigner for dementia awareness – investigates the condition that took her mother’s life. Visiting the world’s foremost research centres, Angela sees for herself how Alzheimer’s changes the brain. On her journey, she learns why getting a good night’s sleep might help prevent Alzheimer’s, what impact learning a new language can have, and how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational television programs
Documentary television programs
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Child; Angela Rippon; BBC Worldwide Learning,; BBC Scotland,
OCLC Number: 1096477320
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed February 26, 2019).
Performer(s): Presenter: Angela Rippon.
Description: 1 online resource (50 minutes)
Other Titles: Truth about ...
Responsibility: produced and directed by Dan Child ; BBC Scotland Science production.

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In this thought-provoking programme, presenter Angela Rippon – a prominent campaigner for dementia awareness – investigates the condition that took her mother’s life. Visiting the world’s foremost research centres, Angela sees for herself how Alzheimer’s changes the brain. On her journey, she learns why getting a good night’s sleep might help prevent Alzheimer’s, what impact learning a new language can have, and how a new drug trial might offer our best hope for a cure. Identifying lifestyle choices that may prevent mental deterioration, The Truth About Dementia shows there is hope for the future.

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