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Treatment of vascular risk factors is associated with slower decline in Alzheimer disease
Background: There is growing evidence that vascular risk factors (VRF) contribute to cognitive decline. Whether their treatment can slow down the progression of Alzheimer disease (AD) remains unsettled. The aim of this observational study was to evaluate whether the treatment of VRF is associated with a slower cognitive decline in patients who have AD without […]
Relapse risk after discontinuation of risperidone in Alzheimer’s disease
Background: Among patients with Alzheimer’s disease who have had a response to antipsychotic medication for psychosis or agitation-aggression, the risk of a recurrence of symptoms after discontinuation of the medication has not been established.; Methods: Patients with Alzheimer’s disease and psychosis or agitation-aggression received open-label treatment with risperidone for 16 weeks. Those who had a […]
Cognitive effects of memantine in postmenopausal women at risk of dementia: a pilot study
Background: To determine the effects of memantine on cognition in a normal population of postmenopausal women with putative risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) using a built-in control for the genetic risk factor for AD (apoE-epsilon4 status).; Methods: A prospective, open-label, 6-month pilot medication trial with memantine and follow-up after discontinuance conducted at the Center […]
Development and validation of the mortality risk for trauma comorbidity index
Objective: The aim of this study was to develop and validate a comorbidity index to predict the risk of mortality associated with chronic health conditions following a traumatic injury.; Summary Background Data: Currently available comorbidity adjustment tools do not account for certain chronic conditions, which may influence outcome following traumatic injury or they have not […]