Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses on Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Prevention


Recent reviews and meta-analyses are listed below. Some of these articles may be available freely (depending on local circumstances). A suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment for access may be required to obtain the full-text of the other articles.

The Bibliographic Citations

Li, Q. Huang, P. He, QC. [et al] (2014). Association between the CETP polymorphisms and the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, carotid atherosclerosis, longevity, and the efficacy of statin therapy. Neurobiology of Aging. January 3rd 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

Singh B, Parsaik AK, Mielke MM, Erwin PJ, Knopman DS, Petersen RC, Roberts RO. (2014). Association of mediterranean diet with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. 2014; 39(2): 271-82.

Lambert, MA. Bickel, H. Prince, M. [et al] (2014). Estimating the burden of early onset dementia; systematic review of disease prevalence. European Journal of Neurology. January 13th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

Canevelli, M. Piscopo, P. Talarico, G. [et al] (2014). Familial Alzheimer’s Disease sustained by presenilin 2 mutations: systematic review of literature and genotype-phenotype correlation. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. March 2nd 2014. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Feldman, AL. Johansson, AL. Lambert, PC. [et al] (2014). Familial coaggregation of Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease: systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuroepidemiology. February 2014; 42(2): 69-80. Full Text Link.

Salahudeen, MS. Duffull, SB. Nishtala, PS. (2014). Impact of anticholinergic discontinuation on cognitive outcomes in older people: a systematic review. Drugs  & Aging. March 2014; 31(3): 185-92.

Frisardi, V. (2014). Impact of metabolic syndrome on cognitive decline in older age: protective or harmful, where is the pitfall? Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. March 4th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

Solfrizzi, V. Panza, F. (2014). Mediterranean diet and cognitive decline. A lesson from the whole-diet approach: what challenges lie ahead? Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. 2014; 39(2): 283-6.

Siervo, M. Harrison, SL. Jagger, C. [et al] (2014). Metabolic syndrome and longitudinal changes in cognitive function: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. February  27th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

European Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative (EADI); Genetic and Environmental Risk in Alzheimer’s Disease; Alzheimer’s Disease Genetic Consortium; Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology. (2013). Meta-analysis of 74,046 individuals identifies 11 new susceptibility loci for Alzheimer’s disease. Nature Genetics. December 2013; 45(12): 1452-8.

Stella, F. Radanovic, M. Aprahamian, I. [et al] (2014). Neurobiological correlates of apathy in Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment: a critical review. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. January 1st 2014; 39(3): 633-48.

O’Brien, J. Jackson, JW. Grodstein, F. [et al] (2014). Postmenopausal hormone therapy is not associated with risk of all-cause dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Epidemiological Reviews. 2014; 36(1): 83-103.

Ahmed, S. Leurent, B. Sampson, EL. (2014). Risk factors for incident delirium among older people in acute hospital medical units: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Age and Ageing. March 6th 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Dichgans, M. Malik, R. König, IR. [et al]; METASTROKE Consortium; CARDIoGRAM Consortium; C4D Consortium; International Stroke Genetics Consortium. (2014). Shared genetic susceptibility to ischemic stroke and coronary artery disease: a genome-wide analysis of common variants. Stroke. January 2014; 45(1): 24-36. Review.

Godbolt, AK. Cancelliere, C. Hincapié, CA. [et al] (2014). Systematic review of the risk of dementia and chronic cognitive impairment after mild traumatic brain injury: results of the international collaboration on mild traumatic brain injury prognosis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. March 2014; 95(3S): S245-S256. Review.

Romero, JP. Benito-León, J. Louis, ED. [et al] (2014). Under reporting of dementia deaths on death certificates: a systematic review of population-based cohort studies. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. February 28th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

[A version of this collection features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 11, June 2014].

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