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Risk factors for dementia in a rural area of northeastern Brazil
(Associação Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria Dr. Oswaldo Lange, 2008)
Objective: To identify risk factors for dementia among the elderly in a rural area of Northeastern Brazil. Method: The subjects assessed were all 60 years old or older, and lived in a rural region of Bahia, a Northeastern ...
Vascular diseases and old age mental disorders: an update of neuroimaging findings
(LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2010)
Purpose of review To review neuroimaging findings that have been reported in samples of patients with cardiovascular disorders and their association with the onset of Alzheimer`s disease, vascular dementia, depression and ...
Progression to degenerative dementia in mild cognitive impairment patients: a cohort studyProgression to degenerative dementia in mild cognitive impairment patients: a cohort study
Background: Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a controversial clinical entity, conceptualized as a transitional zone between normal aging and dementia. Socio-demographic and genetic factors have been involved in the ...
Self-stigma in people living with dementia in Chile : A qualitative exploratory study
Background: Self-stigma is a dimension of stigma concerning how individuals internalize negative attributes and discriminate against their own selves. Dementia is a stigmatizing condition, and there is a paucity of research ...
Assessment of risk factors for earlier onset of sporadic Alzheimer's disease dementia
(Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd, 2014-11-01)
Background: Pharmacological treatment has mild effects for patients with Alzheimer's disease dementia (AD); therefore, the search for modifiable risk factors is an important challenge. Though risk factors for AD are widely ...
Metabolic syndrome and dementia associated with Parkinson's disease: impact of age and hypertension
(Assoc Arquivos Neuro- Psiquiatria, 2014)
Conhecimentos e atitudes em demências por parte dos médicos generalistas da rede de atenção básica à saúde
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp), 2018-12-07)
Introdução: O número de idosos com idade de 60 anos ou mais está aumentando no mundo. Esse fenômeno é acompanhado do aumento de doenças crônicas como hipertensão, diabetes, osteoporose, osteoartrose. As doenças neurodegenerativas, ...
Leg length, skull circumference, and the prevalence of dementia in low and middle income countries: A 10/66 population-based cross sectional survey
(Crambridge University Press, 2011)
Background: Adult leg length is influenced by nutrition in the first few years of life. Adult head circumference is an indicator of brain growth. There is a limited literature linking short legs and small skulls to an ...
Deterioro cognitivo e hiperparatiroidismo primario: resultado favorable después de cirugía: Caso clínico
(Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2011)