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Latrepirdine for Alzheimer’s Disease: Systematic Review (Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews)

Summary This systematic review investigated the potential of Latrepirdine as a disease-modifying intervention for Alzheimer’s Disease. The evidence suggests, so far, that Latrepirdine has no beneficial effect on cognition and / or function in patients. The authors of this review … Continue reading

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Further Dementia Diagnostic Test Accuracy Systematic Review Protocols (Cochrane Database)

Summary This is an additional list of diagnostic testing-related protocols, further to the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group (CDCIG) Diagnostic Test Accuracy (DTA) protocols and protocol templates listed earlier in Generic Protocol(s) for Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews in Dementia … Continue reading

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Exosomes: a Breakthrough in Delivering Gene Therapy to the Brain

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 10, May 2011]. Abstract A new way of delivering drugs to the brain uses the body’s own “transporters”, called exosomes. This technique of drugs … Continue reading

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