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Publisher: CARDI
Author: Age and Aging
Subject: Dementia
As was the case in 2010 when the National Institutes of Health issued a consensus statement on the prevention of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, there remains a lack of firm evidence for dementia prevention. Because of the difficulties in studying this phenomenon, no modifiable risk factors...
Publisher: CARDI
Subject: Dementia
��The number of people suffering dementia will triple in the next 40 years, according to a new study by the World Health Organization, leading to catastrophic social and financial costs. Dementia, a brain illness that affects memory, behavior and the ability to perform even common tasks, affects...
Publisher: CARDI
Subject: Dementia
Long the obscure cousins of Alzheimer's, the frontotemporal dementias last month stood in the glare of a large three-day meeting devoted specifically to this particular group of diseases. FTD is an isolating and ruinous progressive illness. Sufferers exhibit a range of disturbing, aberrant...
Publisher: CARDI
Subject: Adiposity, Death
Previous studies have relied predominantly on the body-mass index (BMI, the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) to assess the association of adiposity with the risk of death, but few have examined whether the distribution of body fat contributes to the prediction of...
Publisher: CARDI
Author: Biopharm
Subject: Dementia
This report gives a comprehensive and up-to-date review of Alzheimer's disease biomarkers. Recent years have seen significant advances in this field. Whilst considerable effort has focused on A�_ and tau related markers, a substantial number of other molecules have been identified, that may offer...
Publisher: CARDI
The goal of this Report is to review all the relevant research in order to generate a comprehensive series of recommendations on food, nutrition, and physical activity, designed to reduce the risk of cancer and suitable for all societies. This process is also the basis for a continuous review of...
Publisher: CARDI
Subject: Obeslity, Dementia
While dementia affects 6-10% of persons 65 years or older, industrialized countries have witnessed an alarming rise in obesity. However, obesity's influence on dementia remains poorly understood. The conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis. PUBMED search (1995-2007) resulted in 10 relevant...
Publisher: CARDI
Carotid sinus hypersensitivity is the most commonly reported cause of falls and syncope in older persons. Recent guidelines recommend 5 to 10 seconds of carotid sinus massage in supine and upright positions with beat-to-beat monitoring. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of...
Publisher: CARDI
Impaired autonomic function is common in the acute poststroke phase but little is known about the longer term effects, particularly in older people. This study sought to determine if autonomic function is impaired after stroke recovery in older patients. This is a cross-sectional case-control study...
Publisher: CARDI
Physical activity is beneficial for healthy ageing. It may also help maintain good cognitive function in older age. Aerobic activity improves cardiovascular fitness, but it is not known whether this sort of fitness is necessary for improved cognitive function.��Eleven studies of aerobic physical...

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