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Disability, Dementia and Frailty in Later Life: Mid-Life Approaches to Prevention (NICE Guideline Consultation)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is developing a public health guideline on disability, dementia and frailty in later life. It concentrates on mid-life approaches and public health interventions to prevent or delay the onset of these conditions … Continue reading

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A Third of Alzheimer’s Disease Cases Worldwide Potentially Preventable? (BBC News / Department of Health / Dementia Challenge / World Dementia Council / Lancet Neurology)

Summary Research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) indicates that one in three cases of Alzheimer’s disease worldwide are potentially preventable. This latest study, from the University of Cambridge, reflects and parallels a growing awareness and consensus … 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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Seven Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Diseease

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 2, September 2011]. Summary Approximately 820,000 people in Britain suffer from dementia, half of these having Alzheimer’s Disease (and half of the latter group … Continue reading

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