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Living with Dementia

Cognitive Functioning

Structural Imaging

An important advance in the evaluation of people with suspected dementia of the Alzheimer type is the use of structural imaging to assess in vivo neuroanatomical changes. This technique can also be used in conjunction with neuropsychological test data to better understand the relationship between the structural brain changes and the cognitive… Structural Imaging   

Evaluating the association of alcohol intake with cognitive functioning

Many observational cohort studies have shown that moderate alcohol use is associated with better cognitive function. However, since such studies are vulnerable to residual confounding by other lifestyle and physiologic factors, the authors conducted a Mendelian randomization study, using aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) genotype (AA, GA, or GG) as an instrumental variable in 2-stage… Evaluating the association of alcohol intake with cognitive functioning   

Out of the shadows - Living with dementia

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