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Cognitive Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease: Management and Prevention? (BMJ)

Summary A review investigates pharmacological treatments for cognitive symptoms in Alzheimer’s Disease at different phases in progression of the disease, in the context of the paucity of effective disease-modifying interventions. Discrepancies between different national and international guidelines, regarding the prescription … Continue reading

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Nicotine Patches Show Benefits for Mild Cognitive Impairment (BBC Health News)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary Nicotine patches may improve mild memory loss in older adults experiencing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) i.e. the earliest symptoms of … Continue reading

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