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The latest clinical and political news for Australian Neurologists
Our summary of the exhaustive the 400-page research review.
The research is based on 870 older Australians who were followed for six years.
Many trials have been short term with a risk of bias.
Academic chiropractors are in the invidious position of trying to establish that an ideologically-based treatment...
Guidelines focus on timely diagnosis, autonomy and supporting carers
Younger patients are more likely to be affected
Their findings open the way to possible drug treatments
Combining it with AEDs may impact on liver function
Trial failure casts doubt over the amyloid hypothesis
Higher educational levels may partly explain the trend
Steroid injections may be the way to go, Lancet study says
Changes in the fetal environment are likely to blame
Experimental agent dramatically reduces amyloid with few side effects
Instant changes to brain and memory occur after heading a ball in a soccer match
Smokers are more likely to have progressive disease and develop it sooner
Observational study finds it raises the odds even in asymptomatic patients
Sydney trial demonstrates the benefits of resistance training
UK specialist caught on film snorting cocaine escapes with suspension
Planned epilepsy trials should consider neurocognitive impairment, he says
But the benefits may last only as long as people continue with the exercise
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