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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

  • International Medical Press

Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

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NHS budget cuts leave sexual health services at ‘breaking point’

  • International Medical Press

Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

  • International Medical Press

NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

  • International Medical Press

£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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New in Dementia

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Geriatr Soc
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Dementia risk is not elevated for older PPI users

A cohort study among nearly 3500 older adults.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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HIV: early, effective cART normalizes cognitive change

Data from a longitudinal case-control study.

Alzheimer’s Research UK expresses concern as dementia becomes the leading killer
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Alzheimer’s Research UK expresses concern as dementia becomes the leading killer

In 2016, AD and dementia caused more deaths than any other condition.

Lupus linked with 51% higher risk of dementia
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Lupus linked with 51% higher risk of dementia

The association begins at a young age.

Is hippocampal atrophy associated with TDP-43 deposition?
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Is hippocampal atrophy associated with TDP-43 deposition?

Increased rates of TDP-43-associated hippocampal atrophy may be detected 10 years before death

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Lancet Neurol
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Prodromal Alzheimer’s disease: jury still out on benefit of multinutrient drink

LipiDiDiet randomized controlled trial of a specially formulated lipid and antioxidant drink.

Oral anticoagulants may protect against dementia in patients with A.fib
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Oral anticoagulants may protect against dementia in patients with A.fib

The sooner oral anticoagulant treatment is started after a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, the greater the protective effect against dementia.

Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials October 2017
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Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials October 2017

Hypothermia for TBI? | Antidiabetics and dementia risk | Individualizing PML risk assessment in MS | No benefit with O2 supplementation in stroke.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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Biomarker models predict conversion from MCI to Alzheimer’s disease

A longitudinal cohort study of 525 patients with MCI in the Netherlands.

Warning over growing numbers of patients with neurological disorders
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Warning over growing numbers of patients with neurological disorders

The burden of neurological disorders is discussed in a Global Burden of Disease (GBD) international project published in The Lancet Neurology.

  • Clinical Summaries from Alzheimers Dement
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Neuropsychiatric symptoms may independently predict dementia risk

Findings from a 3y follow-up.

Thrombolysis safe in stroke patients with dementia
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Thrombolysis safe in stroke patients with dementia

People under the age of 80 with dementia and stroke were less likely to receive IV thrombolysis as often as patients with stroke but no dementia.

Subjective cognitive decline may be first symptom in preclinical AD | WCP
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Subjective cognitive decline may be first symptom in preclinical AD | WCP

Stable SCD may reflect the continuous neurodegenerative process of Alzheimer’s.

Midlife-onset hypertension linked to dementia in women, but not men
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Midlife-onset hypertension linked to dementia in women, but not men

Onset of hypertension in mid-adulthood predicted a 73 per cent higher risk for dementia in women.