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Limited Usefulness of MRI for Improving the Prediction of Dementia? (BMJ)

Summary Research indicates that MRI does not significantly improve the prediction of dementia. It does have some value in differential diagnosis. Full Text Link Reference Stephan, BC. Tzourio, C. [and] Auriacombe, S. [et al] (2015). Usefulness of data from magnetic … Continue reading

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Recent Systematic Reviews on Parkinson’s Disease (October – December 2012)

[A version of this collection appeared in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013]. Recent systematic reviews and meta-analyses concerning Parkinson’s Disease are shown below. Pan, PL. Shi, HC. Zhong, JG. [et al]. … Continue reading

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Effects of Systolic Blood Pressure in Young Adults: Framingham Heart Study (NAPC GP Bulletin / Lancet Neurology)

Summary Previous studies have identified effects of age and vascular risk factors on brain injury in elderly people. An article published by Lancet Neurology has now shown that high blood pressure can result in brain changes in people even under … Continue reading

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