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1. Mini-Cog for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease dementia and other dementias within a secondary care setting. (PubMed)

Mini-Cog for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease dementia and other dementias within a secondary care setting. The diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease dementia and other dementias relies on clinical assessment. There is a high prevalence of cognitive disorders, including undiagnosed dementia in secondary care settings. Short cognitive tests can be helpful in identifying those who require further specialist diagnostic assessment; however, there is a lack of consensus around the optimal tools (...) to use in clinical practice. The Mini-Cog is a short cognitive test comprising three-item recall and a clock-drawing test that is used in secondary care settings.The primary objective was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of the Mini-Cog for detecting Alzheimer's disease dementia and other dementias in a secondary care setting. The secondary objectives were to investigate the heterogeneity of test accuracy in the included studies and potential sources of heterogeneity. These potential sources

2019 Cochrane

2. ADDENDUM: Genetic counseling and testing for Alzheimer disease: joint practice guidelines of the American College of Medical Genetics and the National Society of Genetic Counselors

ADDENDUM: Genetic counseling and testing for Alzheimer disease: joint practice guidelines of the American College of Medical Genetics and the National Society of Genetic Counselors ADDENDUM: Genetic counseling and testing for Alzheimer disease: joint practice guidelines of the American College of Medical Genetics and the National Society of Genetic Counselors Jill S. Goldman, MS, MPhil 1,2 , Susan E. Hahn, MS 3 , Jennifer Williamson Catania, MS, MPH 1,2 , Susan LaRusse-Eckert, MS 2 , Melissa (...) the following considerations in reaffirming this document: 1. To use the phrase “pathogenic variant” rather than the word “mutation” in discussing pathogenic variants related to autosomal dominant early-onset Alzheimer disease. This would be consistent with current ACMG/AMP Guidelines for Variant Interpretation and Reporting 1 . 2. Because this document no longer meets the criteria for an evidence-based practice guideline by either the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) or National

2019 American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

3. Effects of vitamin D supplementation on cognitive function and blood Abeta-related biomarkers in older adults with Alzheimer`s disease: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Effects of vitamin D supplementation on cognitive function and blood Abeta-related biomarkers in older adults with Alzheimer`s disease: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial Our study aimed to assess the effect of a 12-month vitamin D supplementation on cognitive function and amyloid beta (Aβ)-related biomarkers in subjects with Alzheimer's disease (AD). METHODS : This was a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. 210 AD patients were randomly divided

2019 EvidenceUpdates

4. Drugs for Alzheimer's disease: reduction in the number of prescriptions is too slow

Drugs for Alzheimer's disease: reduction in the number of prescriptions is too slow Prescrire IN ENGLISH - Spotlight ''Drugs for Alzheimer's disease: reduction in the number of prescriptions is too slow'', 1 May 2019 {1} {1} {1} | | > > > Drugs for Alzheimer's disease: reduction in the number of prescriptions is too slow Spotlight Every month, the subjects in Prescrire’s Spotlight. 100 most recent :  |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |  (...)  |  Spotlight Drugs for Alzheimer's disease: reduction in the number of prescriptions is too slow A study conducted by the independent French medical journal Prescrire shows a reduction of only around 26% in the number of patients in France exposed to at least one Alzheimer's disease drug between 2012 and 2017. In approximately 3 out of 4 newly exposed patients, treatment lasted for more than 6 months, despite the proven harms. In France, as far back as 2011, the pharmacoeconomic committee

2019 Prescrire

5. INTREPAD: A randomized trial of naproxen to slow progress of presymptomatic Alzheimer disease

INTREPAD: A randomized trial of naproxen to slow progress of presymptomatic Alzheimer disease To evaluate the safety and efficacy of low-dose naproxen for prevention of progression in presymptomatic Alzheimer disease (AD) among cognitively intact persons at risk.Investigation of Naproxen Treatment Effects in Pre-symptomatic Alzheimer's Disease (INTREPAD), a 2-year double-masked pharmaco-prevention trial, enrolled 195 AD family history-positive elderly (mean age 63 years) participants screened (...) carefully to exclude cognitive disorder (NCT-02702817). These were randomized 1:1 to naproxen sodium 220 mg twice daily or placebo. Multimodal imaging, neurosensory, cognitive, and (in ∼50%) CSF biomarker evaluations were performed at baseline, 3, 12, and 24 months. A modified intent-to-treat analysis considered 160 participants who remained on-treatment through their first follow-up examination. The primary outcome was rate of change in a multimodal composite presymptomatic Alzheimer Progression Score

2019 EvidenceUpdates

6. Randomized Trial of Verubecestat for Prodromal Alzheimer's Disease. (PubMed)

Randomized Trial of Verubecestat for Prodromal Alzheimer's Disease. Prodromal Alzheimer's disease offers an opportunity to test the effect of drugs that modify the deposition of amyloid in the brain before the onset of dementia. Verubecestat is an orally administered β-site amyloid precursor protein-cleaving enzyme 1 (BACE-1) inhibitor that blocks production of amyloid-beta (Aβ). The drug did not prevent clinical progression in a trial involving patients with mild-to-moderate dementia due (...) of the trial regimen. The estimated mean change from baseline to week 104 in the CDR-SB score was 1.65 in the 12-mg group, 2.02 in the 40-mg group, and 1.58 in the placebo group (P = 0.67 for the comparison between the 12-mg group and the placebo group and P = 0.01 for the comparison between the 40-mg group and the placebo group), suggesting a worse outcome in the higher-dose group than in the placebo group. The estimated rate of progression to dementia due to Alzheimer's disease was 24.5, 25.5, and 19.3

2019 NEJM

7. Use of postmenopausal hormone therapy and risk of Alzheimer's disease in Finland: nationwide case-control study. (PubMed)

Use of postmenopausal hormone therapy and risk of Alzheimer's disease in Finland: nationwide case-control study. To compare the use of hormone therapy between Finnish postmenopausal women with and without a diagnosis for Alzheimer's disease.Nationwide case-control study.Finnish national population and drug register, between 1999 and 2013.All postmenopausal women (n=84 739) in Finland who, between 1999 and 2013, received a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease from a neurologist or geriatrician (...) , and who were identified from a national drug register. Control women without a diagnosis (n=84 739), matched by age and hospital district, were traced from the Finnish national population register.Data on hormone therapy use were obtained from the Finnish national drug reimbursement register.Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals for Alzheimer's disease, calculated with conditional logistic regression analysis.In 83 688 (98.8%) women, a diagnosis for Alzheimer's disease was made at the age of 60

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2019 BMJ

8. Systematic review of mortality and prevalence rates from Alzheimer's disease and associated sociodemographic variables

Systematic review of mortality and prevalence rates from Alzheimer's disease and associated sociodemographic variables Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any (...) cell dose (linear); blinding of outcome assessment reported (stratified yes vs no). For stratified analyses, a minimum number of 8 studies per subgroup is required. ">Subgroup analyses A sensitivity analysis is conducted to assess the impact of decisions taken in the review process on the meta-analysis outcome. These decisions may have been made in various stages of the review, e.g. the decision to exclude certain disease models, the decision to pool certain units of measurement for an outcome

2019 PROSPERO

9. Systematic review and meta-analysis of associations between subjective cognitive decline and biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease

Systematic review and meta-analysis of associations between subjective cognitive decline and biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any (...) cell dose (linear); blinding of outcome assessment reported (stratified yes vs no). For stratified analyses, a minimum number of 8 studies per subgroup is required. ">Subgroup analyses A sensitivity analysis is conducted to assess the impact of decisions taken in the review process on the meta-analysis outcome. These decisions may have been made in various stages of the review, e.g. the decision to exclude certain disease models, the decision to pool certain units of measurement for an outcome

2019 PROSPERO

10. Racial / ethnic differences in Alzheimer's disease and dementia risk in the United States: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Racial / ethnic differences in Alzheimer's disease and dementia risk in the United States: a systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any (...) cell dose (linear); blinding of outcome assessment reported (stratified yes vs no). For stratified analyses, a minimum number of 8 studies per subgroup is required. ">Subgroup analyses A sensitivity analysis is conducted to assess the impact of decisions taken in the review process on the meta-analysis outcome. These decisions may have been made in various stages of the review, e.g. the decision to exclude certain disease models, the decision to pool certain units of measurement for an outcome

2019 PROSPERO

11. A systematic review and meta-analysis of rTMS effects on cognitive enhancement in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease

A systematic review and meta-analysis of rTMS effects on cognitive enhancement in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record (...) of index ischemia (linear); stem cell dose (linear); blinding of outcome assessment reported (stratified yes vs no). For stratified analyses, a minimum number of 8 studies per subgroup is required. ">Subgroup analyses A sensitivity analysis is conducted to assess the impact of decisions taken in the review process on the meta-analysis outcome. These decisions may have been made in various stages of the review, e.g. the decision to exclude certain disease models, the decision to pool certain units

2019 PROSPERO

12. A meta analysis of TCM kidney-nourishing formula in comparison with donepezil in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease

A meta analysis of TCM kidney-nourishing formula in comparison with donepezil in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated (...) cell dose (linear); blinding of outcome assessment reported (stratified yes vs no). For stratified analyses, a minimum number of 8 studies per subgroup is required. ">Subgroup analyses A sensitivity analysis is conducted to assess the impact of decisions taken in the review process on the meta-analysis outcome. These decisions may have been made in various stages of the review, e.g. the decision to exclude certain disease models, the decision to pool certain units of measurement for an outcome

2019 PROSPERO

13. A systematic review of clinical trials assessing the effects of interventions inducing nutritional ketosis on Alzheimer's disease (AD) indicators

A systematic review of clinical trials assessing the effects of interventions inducing nutritional ketosis on Alzheimer's disease (AD) indicators Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content (...) ); sex (stratified per sex); duration of index ischemia (linear); stem cell dose (linear); blinding of outcome assessment reported (stratified yes vs no). For stratified analyses, a minimum number of 8 studies per subgroup is required. ">Subgroup analyses A sensitivity analysis is conducted to assess the impact of decisions taken in the review process on the meta-analysis outcome. These decisions may have been made in various stages of the review, e.g. the decision to exclude certain disease models

2019 PROSPERO

14. Systematic search and review on the use of language-focused interventions for the treatment of language deficits in Alzheimer's disease

Systematic search and review on the use of language-focused interventions for the treatment of language deficits in Alzheimer's disease Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration (...) of index ischemia (linear); stem cell dose (linear); blinding of outcome assessment reported (stratified yes vs no). For stratified analyses, a minimum number of 8 studies per subgroup is required. ">Subgroup analyses A sensitivity analysis is conducted to assess the impact of decisions taken in the review process on the meta-analysis outcome. These decisions may have been made in various stages of the review, e.g. the decision to exclude certain disease models, the decision to pool certain units

2019 PROSPERO

15. Risk factors for apathy and its prognosis in Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review

Risk factors for apathy and its prognosis in Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites (...) of outcome assessment reported (stratified yes vs no). For stratified analyses, a minimum number of 8 studies per subgroup is required. ">Subgroup analyses A sensitivity analysis is conducted to assess the impact of decisions taken in the review process on the meta-analysis outcome. These decisions may have been made in various stages of the review, e.g. the decision to exclude certain disease models, the decision to pool certain units of measurement for an outcome, the choice of effect measure, how

2019 PROSPERO

16. What are the neural correlates of meta-cognition and insight in Alzheimer's Disease? A systematic review

What are the neural correlates of meta-cognition and insight in Alzheimer's Disease? A systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files (...) cell dose (linear); blinding of outcome assessment reported (stratified yes vs no). For stratified analyses, a minimum number of 8 studies per subgroup is required. ">Subgroup analyses A sensitivity analysis is conducted to assess the impact of decisions taken in the review process on the meta-analysis outcome. These decisions may have been made in various stages of the review, e.g. the decision to exclude certain disease models, the decision to pool certain units of measurement for an outcome

2019 PROSPERO

17. Quality-adjusted life years in Alzheimer's Disease: a systematic review

Quality-adjusted life years in Alzheimer's Disease: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (...) of outcome assessment reported (stratified yes vs no). For stratified analyses, a minimum number of 8 studies per subgroup is required. ">Subgroup analyses A sensitivity analysis is conducted to assess the impact of decisions taken in the review process on the meta-analysis outcome. These decisions may have been made in various stages of the review, e.g. the decision to exclude certain disease models, the decision to pool certain units of measurement for an outcome, the choice of effect measure, how

2019 PROSPERO

18. Flavonoids, Flavonoid Subclasses, and Experimental Alzheimer's disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Flavonoids, Flavonoid Subclasses, and Experimental Alzheimer's disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files (...) cell dose (linear); blinding of outcome assessment reported (stratified yes vs no). For stratified analyses, a minimum number of 8 studies per subgroup is required. ">Subgroup analyses A sensitivity analysis is conducted to assess the impact of decisions taken in the review process on the meta-analysis outcome. These decisions may have been made in various stages of the review, e.g. the decision to exclude certain disease models, the decision to pool certain units of measurement for an outcome

2019 PROSPERO

19. Antipsychotics for agitation and psychosis in people with Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia [Cochrane protocol]

Antipsychotics for agitation and psychosis in people with Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia [Cochrane protocol] Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any (...) cell dose (linear); blinding of outcome assessment reported (stratified yes vs no). For stratified analyses, a minimum number of 8 studies per subgroup is required. ">Subgroup analyses A sensitivity analysis is conducted to assess the impact of decisions taken in the review process on the meta-analysis outcome. These decisions may have been made in various stages of the review, e.g. the decision to exclude certain disease models, the decision to pool certain units of measurement for an outcome

2019 PROSPERO

20. Effects of photobiomodulation on Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review

Effects of photobiomodulation on Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email (...) of outcome assessment reported (stratified yes vs no). For stratified analyses, a minimum number of 8 studies per subgroup is required. ">Subgroup analyses A sensitivity analysis is conducted to assess the impact of decisions taken in the review process on the meta-analysis outcome. These decisions may have been made in various stages of the review, e.g. the decision to exclude certain disease models, the decision to pool certain units of measurement for an outcome, the choice of effect measure, how

2019 PROSPERO