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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   

Going Home (A short film on Dementia)

margaret thatcher1 - mental faculties2 - behavioral problems1 - slowed movement1 - basal ganglia1 - insulin-like growth factor-11 - gene therapy1 - amyloid hypothesis1 - early dementia1 - symptoms of dementia3 - alzheimer's process1 - cancer1 - grandiosity1 - ipscs1 - amyloid beta 421 - dementia alliance1 - esquirol1 - diagnosis of dementia1 - csf1 - moderate dementia1 - alpha-synuclein7 - ftld4 - regular caffeine consumption1 - impaired balance and coordination1 - microhemmorhage1 - alzheimer's imaging agents1 - alzheimer’s vaccine1 - atypical antipsychotic drugs1 - amyloid plaques13 - memory robbing disease1 -