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Statins as neuroprotectants: a comparative in vitro study of lipophilicity, blood-brain-barrier penetration, lowering of brain cholesterol, and decrease of neuron cell death

...neurodegenerative conditions due to their higher potential BBB penetration capacity, cholesterol lowering effect on neurons with a satisfactory safety profile, and in vitro protection against cell death caused by okadaic...

Long-term metformin usage and cognitive function among older adults with diabetes

Evidence strongly supports the important role of insulin resistance in cognitive decline and dementia and suggests that insulin sensitizers may protect against cognitive decline in diabetic and pre-diabetic...

Development and application of medication appropriateness indicators for persons with advanced dementia: A feasibility study

...administered. These data were collected at baseline and every 3 months for up to 9 months or until death. For those residents who died during the study period, data were...

Effect of treatment gaps in elderly patients with dementia treated with cholinesterase inhibitors

...Objective: To determine the effect of treatment gaps on the risk of institutionalization or death among community-dwelling elderly patients treated with cholinesterase inhibitors (ChIs).; Methods: A survival analysis was...

The effects of counseling spouse caregivers of people with Alzheimer disease taking donepezil and of country of residence on rates of admission to nursing homes and mortality

...Objective: Does psychosocial intervention for caregivers whose spouses with Alzheimer disease (AD) are taking donepezil delay nursing home (NH) placement or death of patients?; Design: Randomized controlled trial with...

The dementia antipsychotic withdrawal trial (DART-AD): long-term follow-up of a randomised placebo-controlled trial

...death were obtained from death certificates. Analysis was by intention to treat (ITT) and modified intention to treat (mITT). This trial is registered with the Cochrane Central Registry of Controlled...

The effect of a pre- and post-operative orthogeriatric service on cognitive function in patients with hip fracture. The protocol of the Oslo Orthogeriatrics Trial

...and randomisation will take place in the Emergency Department, as soon as possible after admission. All patients with proximal femur fractures are eligible, irrespective of age, pre-fracture function and accommodation,...

The diagnostic efficiency of biomarkers in sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease compared to Alzheimer’s disease

...Laboratory markers have a prominent place among the diagnostic criteria for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD). Here we investigate the capability of protein 14-3-3, total-tau (t-tau), threonin-181-phosphorylated tau (p-tau), and...

Vital conversations with family in the nursing home: preparation for end-stage dementia care

Family members of persons with advanced dementia may be asked to make complex treatment decisions without having adequate knowledge regarding the risks and benefits. This 6-month, prospective, randomized...

Decision-making and outcomes of feeding tube insertion: a five-state study

Objectives: To examine family member’s perceptions of decision-making and outcomes of feeding tubes.; Design: Mortality follow-back survey. Sample weights were used to account for oversampling and survey design....

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