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CE Mark for 7 Tesla magnetic resonance (MR) scanner Magnetom Terra.-Siemens Healthineers

Siemens Healthineers has achieved a CE approval for the 7 Tesla magnetic resonance (MR) scanner Magnetom Terra, making it the...

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Study suggests Reminyl XL/Razadyne (galantamine hydrobromide) provides benefits in metabolic syndrome- Janssen Pharma

Alzheimer's medication Reminyl XL/Razadyne (galantamine hydrobromide) from Janssen Pharma, appears to slash inflammation and insulin resistance in patients with metabolic...

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Alzheon, Inc makes presentation of data from three studies of ALZ 801, a proposed treatment for Alzheimers Disease at the AAIC meeting.

Alzheon, Inc.,announced data from the company’s three presentations at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) held in London on July...

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Guidelines

World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) Guidelines for the Biological Treatment of Alzheimer ’s disease and other dementias

Like with the preceding guidelines of this series (Bauer et al. 2002, Bandelow et al. 2008b), these practice guidelines for...

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Clinical practice with anti-dementia drugs: a revised (second) consensus statement from the British Association for Psychopharmacology

The British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) coordinated a meeting of experts to review and revise its first (2006) Guidelines for...

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EFNS guidelines for the diagnosis and management of Alzheimer's disease

The aim of this revised international guideline was to present a peer-reviewed evidence-based statement for the guidance of practice for...

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Journal articles

Obesity and Structural Brain Integrity in Older Women: The Women's Health Initiative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study.

Background: Midlife obesity has been linked to age-related brain atrophy and risk of dementia, but the relationships are less clear...

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Insomnia and risk of dementia in older adults: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

There are cross-sectional evidences of an association between sleep disorders and cognitive impairment on older adults. However, there are no...

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Efficacy of rivastigmine tartrate, transdermal system, in Alzheimer's disease.

Introduction: As the most common major neurocognitive disorder, Alzheimer's disease (AD) will play an increasingly important role both socially and...

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Clinical trials

ACT-ICU Study: Activity and Cognitive Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit

Intensive care unit (ICU) hospitalization saves lives but often does so at a high personal cost to ICU survivors who frequently experience significant cognitive impairment and an array of physical and functional...

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Dr Sarah Brewer

Dr Sarah Brewer MSc (Nutr Med), MA (Cantab), MB, BChir, RNutr, MBANT, CNHC qualified from Cambridge University with degrees in Natural Sciences, Medicine and Surgery. After working in general practice, she gained a Master's degree in Nutritional Medicine from the University of Surrey. ... Read more

Can Diet Reduce The Risk Of Alzheimer's Dementia?

Wouldn't it be great if we could recommend evidence-based, nutritional approaches to help prevent Alzheimer's dementia? Or to slow the progression of cognitive decline in those already living with an Alzheimer's diagnosis? Two recent papers suggest we can do just that.

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Diabetes care, antivirals for flu and dementia risk: update clinical February 2016

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Alzheimer's disease: clinical review

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