Tag Archives: Aetiology

Alzheimer’s Disease: Causes (NHS Choices)

Summary As the cerebral cortex atrophies, clumps of protein known as “plaques” and “tangles” form in the brain. These plaques and tangles destroy more brain cells, making the condition worse. Neurotransmitters (chemicals that carry nerve impulses within the brain) are also affected. This NHS Choices … Continue reading

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Causes of Dementia (NHS Choices)

Summary This NHS Choices web page gives the layman an easy to understand overview of the suspected causes of various categories of dementia. Briefly, the aspects of this subject covered here comprise: Causes of Vascular Dementia Vascular dementia is caused … Continue reading

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Risk Factors and Aetiology (NHS Evidence, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Annual Evidence Update 2008)

Abstract The 2008 Annual Evidence Update (AEU) , produced by NHS Evidence,  gives an overview of the most important evidence published during the period Spring 2007 – Summer 2008. This section of the AEU is aimed at clinicians in primary care … Continue reading

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Risk Factors and Aetiology (NHS Evidence, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Annual Evidence Update 2009)

Abstract The 2009 Annual Evidence Update (AEU) , produced by NHS Evidence,  gives an overview of the most important evidence published during the period March 2008 – September 2009. This section of the AEU contains references to material about risk factors for … Continue reading

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Risk Factors and Aetiology (NHS Evidence, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Annual Evidence Update 2010)

Abstract The 2010 Annual Evidence Update (AEU) , produced by NHS Evidence,  gives an overview of the most important evidence published during the period March 2009 – September 2010. This section contains contains important new evidence from reviews of the … Continue reading

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