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Passive Case-Finding for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias in Two United States Communities (Alzheimer’s Association)

Summary Passive surveillance – which uses documentation from existing health records – has the advantages of lower research costs and a lower impact on the population studied, but effectiveness is limited by the comprehensiveness of the healthcare coverage in a … Continue reading

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Pre-Dementia More Common in Men than Women (BBC Health News)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012]. Summary Men show a higher risk of developing the earliest signs of dementia, namely mild cognitive impairment (MCI), whereas women are more likely to … Continue reading

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