By 2050, as our population ages, 15 million Americans will suffer from Alzheimer's disease– triple today's number. Researchers at San Francisco's Gladstone Institutes have found that a gene may hold the key to a cure.
Lesson is part of a large Nervous System Unit contains 12 periods of 55 minute classes. Topics in the unit are: describe the structure of the brain, spinal cord and nerves; analyze the function of the nervous system; analyze characteristics and treatments of common nervous system disorders, and analyze the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Nervous System Disorders.
To encourage students’ critical thinking about vocabulary concepts, to allow students to reflect on their knowledge of individual vocabulary words, and to increase vocabulary comprehension using the Vocabulary Self-Rate.
Covers stem cells and some of their medical uses through the example of Parkinson’s disease and neurology.
Looks at Alzheimer’s disease as a way to study modern molecular techniques applied to medicine. Covers human biology and cell functions.
Learn more about Alzheimer's disease, a type of nervous system disorder.
The two largest studies of Alzheimer’s disease have led to the discovery of no fewer than five genes that provide intriguing new clues to why the disease strikes and how it progresses. Check it out here!
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Nervous System Disorders.