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

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The Bibliographic Citations

Henderson, VW. (2014). Alzheimer’s Disease: review of hormone therapy trials and implications for treatment and prevention after menopause. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. July 2014; 142: 99-106. Review. Full Text Link.

Ma, LL. Yu, JT. [and] Wang, HF. (2014). Association between cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease: systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. June 6th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

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. June 2014; 35(6): 1513. e13-23.

Scott, DA. Evered, LA. Silbert, BS . (2014). Cardiac surgery, the brain, and inflammation. Journal of Extra-Corporeal Technology. March 2014; 46(1): 15-22. Review.

de Jager, CA. (2014). Critical levels of brain atrophy associated with homocysteine and cognitive decline. Neurobiology of Aging. May 15th 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Review. Full Text Link.

Li, J. Shao, YH. Gong, YP. [et al] (2014). Diabetes mellitus and dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences. June 2014; 18(12): 1778-89. Full Text Link.

Gudala, K. Bansal, D. Schifano, F. [et al] (2013). Diabetes mellitus and risk of dementia: a meta-analysis of prospective observational studies. Journal of Diabetes Investigation. November 27th 2013; 4(6): 640-50. Full Text Link.

Blondell, SJ. Hammersley-Mather, R. Veerman, JL. (2014). Does physical activity prevent cognitive decline and dementia?: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. BMC Public Health. May 27th 2014; 14(1): 510. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Law, LL. Barnett, F. Yau, MK. [et al] (2014). Effects of combined cognitive and exercise interventions on cognition in older adults with and without cognitive impairment: a systematic review. Ageing Research Reviews. May 2014; 15C: 61-75. Review.

Beydoun, MA. Beydoun, HA. Gamaldo, AA. [et al] (2014). Epidemiologic studies of modifiable factors associated with cognition and dementia: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Public Health. June 24th 2014; 14(1): 643. Full Text Link.

Lekoubou, A. Echouffo-Tcheugui, JB. Kengne, AP. (2014). Epidemiology of neurodegenerative diseases in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review. BMC Public Health. June 26th 2014; 14(1): 653. Full Text Link.

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. April 2014; 21(4): 563-9. Full Text Link.

Beishon, LC. Harrison, JK. Harwood, RH. [et al] (2014). The evidence for treating hypertension in older people with dementia: a systematic review. Journal of Human Hypertension. May 2014; 28(5): 283-7. Full Text Link.

Mathews, SB. Arnold, SE. Epperson, CN. (2014). Hospitalization and cognitive decline: can the nature of the relationship be deciphered? American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. May 2014; 22(5): 465-80. Full Text Link.

Weuve, J. (2014). Invited commentary: how exposure to air pollution may shape dementia risk, and what epidemiology can say about it. American Journal of Epidemiology. June 24th 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Koppelmans, V. Breteler, MM. Boogerd, W. [et al] (2013). Late effects of adjuvant chemotherapy for adult onset non-CNS cancer; cognitive impairment, brain structure and risk of dementia. Critical Reviews in Oncology / Hematology. October 2013; 88(1): 87-101. Review.

Monette, MC. Baird, A. Jackson, DL. (2014). A meta-analysis of cognitive functioning in nondemented adults with Type 2 Diabetes mellitus. Canadian Journal of Diabetes. June 3rd 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

Zhu, Y. Chen, W. Sun, T. [et al] (2014). Meta-analysis of risk factors for the second hip fracture (SHF) in elderly patients. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. July – August 2014; 59(1): 1-6.

Di Marco, LY. Marzo, A. [and] Muñoz-Ruiz, M. [et al] (2014). Modifiable lifestyle factors in dementia: a systematic review of longitudinal observational cohort studies. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. May 5th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

Wu, YT. Lee, HY. Norton, S. [et al] (2014). Period, birth cohort and prevalence of dementia in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: a meta-analysis. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. May 22nd 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Terracciano, A. Sutin, AR. An, Y. [et al] (2014). Personality and risk of Alzheimer’s disease: new data and meta-analysis. Alzheimer’s and Dementia: the Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. March 2014; 10(2): 179-86.

Kim, YJ. Han, JW. So, YS. [et al] (2014). Prevalence and trends of dementia in Korea: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Korean Medical Science. July 2014; 29(7): 903-912. Review. Full Text Link.

Ferreira, L. Ferreira Santos-Galduróz, R. [and] Ferri, CP. (2014). Rate of cognitive decline in relation to sex after 60 years-of-age: a systematic review. Geriatrics and Gerontology International. January 2014; 14(1): 23-31. Full Text Link.

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. May 2014 ;43(3): 326-33. Full Text Link.

Liu, S. Zhu, Y. Chen, W. [et al] (2014). Risk factors for the second contralateral hip fracture in elderly patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Rehabilitation. July 15th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

Barnard, ND. Bunner, AE. Agarwal, U. (2014). Saturated and trans fats and dementia: a systematic review. Neurobiology of Aging. September 2014; 35 Supplement 2: S65-73. Full Text Link.

Durazzo, TC. Mattsson, N. Weiner, MW.; Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (2014). Smoking and increased Alzheimer’s Disease risk: a review of potential mechanisms. Alzheimer’s and Dementia: the Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. June 2014; 10(3), Supplement: S122-45. Full Text Link.

Mauer, S. Vergne, D. Ghaemi, SN. (2014). Standard and trace-dose lithium: a systematic review of dementia prevention and other behavioral benefits. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. June 11th 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

McGuinness, B. Craig, D. Bullock, R. [et al] (2014). Statins for the treatment of dementia. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews. July 8th 2014; Issue 7: No. CD007514. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Giannopoulos, S. Katsanos, AH. Kosmidou, M. [et al] (2014). Statins and vascular dementia: a review. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. March 24th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

Ryman DC. Acosta-Baena, N. Aisen, PS. [et al]; the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (2014). Symptom onset in autosomal dominant Alzheimer Disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Neurology. Jun 13th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

Then, FS. Luck, T. Luppa, M. [et al] (2014). Systematic review of the effect of the psychosocial working environment on cognition and dementia. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. May 2014; 71(5): 358-65. Review. Full Text Link.

Anderiesen, H. Scherder, EJ. Goossens, RH. [et al] (2014). A systematic review – physical activity in dementia: the influence of the nursing home environment. Applied Ergonomics. June 23rd 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

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