Tag Archives: San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Weight Loss Associated with Cholinesterase Inhibitors for Dementia (Journal of the American Geriatrics Society)

Summary Research following persons with dementia aged 65 and older, between 2007 to 2010, compared weight loss in individuals prescribed cholinesterase inhibitors against weight loss in persons prescribed other medications. Individuals taking cholinesterase inhibitors had a higher risk of weight … Continue reading

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Anaemia a Risk Factor for Dementia? (NHS Choices / Neurology)

Summary This NHS Choices “Behind the Headlines” critical appraisal of recent research featuring in the news is about whether anaemia in older adults is a potential risk factor for dementia and how to interpret the association discovered between anaemia, poor health and dementia. The study … Continue reading

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