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The Memory Thief

- And the Secrets Behind How We Remember - A Medical Mystery
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 Format: Audio CD, Audiobook, Hardcover, Kindle, Paperback  Author: Lauren Aguirre  Category: Disease Prevention, Mental Health  Publisher: Pegasus Books  Published: June 1, 2021  ISBN: 1643136526  ISBN: 978-1643136523  Pages: 336  Country: United States  Language: English  Dimension: 6 x 1.1 x 9 inches  Item Weight: 1.06 pounds  Audible  Amazon  Kindle  Apple Books  Barnes & Noble  Walmart  Biblio  Thriftbooks

“The Memory Thief” offers a gripping narrative that delves into the investigation of a rare and debilitating amnesia linked to fentanyl overdose survivors. Written by Aguirre, this book sheds light on the challenges faced by a group of determined doctors as they seek to uncover the truth behind this mysterious condition. Despite encountering skepticism and resistance from the medical establishment, these doctors persevere in their quest to understand the underlying mechanisms of memory loss.

Aguirre skillfully navigates the complexities of memory science, providing readers with a clear and compelling exploration of the hippocampus, the brain region central to memory formation. Through the lens of this captivating story, she illuminates the intricate process of biomedical investigation, offering insights into the innovative methods employed by scientists to unravel the mysteries of memory.

“The Memory Thief” not only underscores the importance of perseverance and scientific inquiry but also offers hope for the future. By uncovering the link between opioids and hippocampal damage, the research discussed in this book has far-reaching implications for millions of individuals worldwide. Moreover, Aguirre suggests that this breakthrough may pave the way for advancements in Alzheimer’s treatment, offering a glimmer of hope in the fight against this devastating disease.

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