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Cardiovascular Health in Old Age Associated With Reduced Risk of Cognitive Decline and Dementia (NHS Choices / JAMA)

Summary Fresh evidence from France suggests that favourable cardiovascular health metrics – measured using the American Heart Association (AHA)’s Life’s Simple 7 Metrics tool – and higher cardiovascular health scores, are associated with a lower risk of developing dementia and … Continue reading

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Funding Initiative (JPco-fuND) for International Dementia Research (MRC)

Summary The EU Joint Programme for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) has announced €35 million (£25.7 million) funding for research into neurodegenerative diseases. Nine of the 21 research projects involved will benefit UK research teams; these will receive MRC funds through … Continue reading

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Scale of Mental Health Disorders Across Europe 2010 (ECNP)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 3, October 2011]. Summary This study, from the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), examines the extent of mental health disorders and other disorders of … Continue reading

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