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Alzheimer's disease

01-07-2019 | Alzheimer's disease | Video

EAN 2019: Patients with Alzheimer’s disease can benefit from statins

Sara Garcia-Ptacek summarizes findings suggesting that an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis should not necessarily prevent individuals from receiving statins (2:29).

30-06-2019 | Alzheimer's disease | Video

CSF alpha-synuclein discriminates Alzheimer’s disease from Lewy body dementia

José Antonio Monge-Argilés describes his study showing how alpha-synuclein levels can improve early differential diagnosis between progressive dementia types (3:13).

07-02-2019 | Alzheimer's disease | News | Article

Early tau deposition findings support sex differences in AD risk

Researchers have found that clinically healthy women with high amyloid burden have elevated tau deposition compared with men.

24-01-2019 | Alzheimer's disease | News | Article

Frailty plays a key role in dementia risk

Frailty appears to modify the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease pathology and Alzheimer’s dementia, with increased levels making people more susceptible to clinical disease.

13-12-2018 | Neurology | Main feed | News

Biomarkers predict cognitive impairment risk

US researchers have used population-based data to predict an individual’s absolute risk of developing cognitive impairment according to imaging-based biomarkers of amyloid and neuronal injury.

06-12-2018 | Alzheimer's disease | News | Article

Factors predicting misclassification in brief cognitive testing identified

Over a third of patients tested for dementia in the primary care setting may be misclassified due to specific biases in commonly used brief cognitive tests, study findings indicate.

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