Each month a wide range of systematic reviews and meta-analyses are examined in the process of compiling the “Dementia: the Latest Evidence” newsletter. It is impractical to include all of these in any given month’s newsletter. Here is a brief listing of the most worthy items which were considered briefly for, but not included in, Issue 10, May 2011 and Issue 11, June 2011. Full credit must go to PubMed as the source of these bibliographic citations and abstracts.
Fellner L, Jellinger KA, Wenning GK, Stefanova N. Glial dysfunction in the pathogenesis of α-synucleinopathies: emerging concepts. Acta Neuropathol. 2011 Jun;121(6):675-93. Epub 2011 May 12.
Enmarker I, Olsen R, Hellzen O. Management of person with dementia with aggressive and violent behaviour: a systematic literature review. Int J Older People Nurs. 2011 Jun;6(2):153-62.
Scott A, Ryan A, James I, Mitchell EA. Perceptions and implications of violence from care home residents with dementia: a review and commentary. Int J Older People Nurs. 2011 Jun;6(2):110-22.
Stewart S, Cacucci F, Lever C. Which Memory Task for My Mouse? A Systematic Review of Spatial Memory Performance in the Tg2576 Alzheimer’s Mouse Model. J Alzheimers Dis. 2011 May 10. [Epub ahead of print].
Levine DA, Langa KM. Vascular Cognitive Impairment: Disease Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implications. Neurotherapeutics. 2011 May 10. [Epub ahead of print].
Portugal Mda G, Marinho V, Laks J. Pharmacological treatment of frontotemporal lobar degeneration: systematic review. Rev Bras Psiquiatr. 2011 Mar;33(1):81-90. Full Text Link