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Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

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Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

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NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

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£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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Ghrelin linked to cognitive impairment in elderly with T2D | EASD
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Ghrelin linked to cognitive impairment in elderly with T2D | EASD

Serum ghrelin was significantly lower in patients with MCI

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Synthetic DMARDS may explain the link between RA and dementia

RA is known to be associated with dementia.

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Dementia risk is elevated when magnesium levels are low or high

Where is the Goldilocks zone?

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Eur J Neurol
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Afib: a risk factor for cognitive decline even in the absence of stroke

A prospective cohort study of nearly 5000 stroke-free adults with Afib.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Med Dir Assoc
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Alzheimer’s disease: antidepressant prescription is a risk factor for mortality

A retrospective cohort study of over 5K patients with mild dementia at diagnosis.

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  • Clinical Summaries from Clin. Endocrinol. (Oxf)
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Subclinical hyperthyroidism linked to higher dementia risk and cognitive decline

Risk influenced by threshold thyroid function.

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Alzheimer's disease and APOE genotype: it's complicated

A meta-analysis of nearly 58,000 middle-aged and older adults.

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Meta-analysis ties sleep-disordered breathing to cognitive impairment

The 14 studies included more than 4.2 million adults.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Clin Oncol
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Study nixes link between ADT, Alzheimer’s disease in older men

Data from a cohort study of 1.2 million elderly prostate cancer survivors.

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Women at increased risk of Alzheimer's disease but only at younger ages.
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Women at increased risk of Alzheimer's disease but only at younger ages.

Treatments for women may need to be initiated earlier, especially in those who carry an APOE ε4 allele.

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Reduced time spent in REM sleep could help predict dementia onset
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Reduced time spent in REM sleep could help predict dementia onset

Despite current research favouring the investigation of an association between slow-wave sleep patterns and dementia, the authors found no such link.

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Are health apps putting dementia patients at risk?
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Are health apps putting dementia patients at risk?

Researchers find that many apps fail to protect users' data

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Cognitive decline in older adults: which SBP target is most protective?

A longitudinal cohort study among older adults being treated for hypertension.

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Visual impairment linked with worse cognitive function
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Visual impairment linked with worse cognitive function

The findings were most pronounced for visual acuity measured at distance.

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