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Top Articles for ADI 2017


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For the 32nd International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI), BioMed Central has pulled together a selection of some of our top articles from Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, broadly based on the themes to be presented at the conference and showcasing some of the latest developments in Alzheimer’s research.

BioMed Central will be exhibiting at this year's conference in Kyoto. Don't miss the chance to discuss your research with our editors. Visit us at booth #30.

Risk reduction and risk factors

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Increased dementia risk predominantly in diabetes mellitus rather than in hypertension or hyperlipidemia: a population-based cohort study

Yen-Chun Fan, Jung-Lung Hsu, Hong-Yi Tung, Chia-Chi Chou and Chyi-Huey Bai

Published on: 6 February 2017

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Evidence for benefit of statins to modify cognitive decline and risk in Alzheimer’s disease

Nophar Geifman, Roberta Diaz Brinton, Richard E. Kennedy, Lon S. Schneider and Atul J. Butte

Published on: 17 February 2017

Early intervention

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Desire for predictive testing for Alzheimer’s disease and impact on advance care planning: a cross-sectional study​​​​​​​

Meera Sheffrin, Irena Stijacic Cenzer and Michael A. Steinman

Published on: 13 December 2016

Genetics

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SORL1 gene, plasma biomarkers, and the risk of Alzheimer’s disease for the Han Chinese population in Taiwan

Cheng-Ta Chou, Yi-Chu Liao, Wei-Ju Lee, Shuu-Jiun Wang and Jong-Ling Fuh

Published on: 30 December 2016

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Psychological, behavioral and social effects of disclosing Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers to research participants: a systematic review

S. A. S. A. Bemelmans, K. Tromp, E. M. Bunnik, R. J. Milne, S. Badger, C. Brayne, M. H. Schermer and E. Richard

Published on: 10 November 2016

Diagnosis and imaging

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Unbiased estimates of cerebrospinal fluid β-amyloid 1–42 cutoffs in a large memory clinic population

Daniela Bertens, Betty M. Tijms, Philip Scheltens, Charlotte E. Teunissen and Pieter Jelle Visser

Published on: 14 February 2017

Retinal vascular and structural changes are associated with amyloid burden in the elderly: ophthalmic biomarkers of preclinical Alzheimer’s disease

S.Mojtaba Golzan, Kathryn Goozee, Dana Georgevsky, Alberto Avolio, Pratishtha Chatterjee, Kaikai Shen, Vivek Gupta, Roger Chung, Greg Savage, Carolyn F. Orr, Ralph N. Martins and Stuart L. Graham

Published on: 1 March 2017

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A digital enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for ultrasensitive measurement of amyloid-β 1–42 peptide in human plasma with utility for studies of Alzheimer’s disease therapeutics

Linan Song, D. Richard Lachno, David Hanlon, Adam Shepro, Andreas Jeromin, Dipika Gemani, Jayne A. Talbot, Margaret M. Racke, Jeffrey L. Dage and Robert A. Dean

Published on: 15 December 2016

Conflicting cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers and progression to dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease

Panagiotis Alexopoulos, Lukas Werle, Jennifer Roesler, Nathalie Thierjung, Lena Sophie Gleixner, Igor Yakushev, Nikolaos Laskaris, Stefan Wagenpfeil, Philippos Gourzis, Alexander Kurz and Robert Perneczky

Published on: 9 December 2016

Non-AD Dementias

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A cognitive electrophysiological signature differentiates amnestic mild cognitive impairment from normal aging

Juan Li, Lucas S. Broster, Gregory A. Jicha, Nancy B. Munro, Frederick A. Schmitt, Erin Abner, Richard Kryscio, Charles D. Smith and Yang Jiang

Published on: 19 January 2017

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An update on semantic dementia: genetics, imaging, and pathology

Ramon Landin-Romero, Rachel Tan, John R. Hodges and Fiona Kumfor

Published on: 5 December 2016


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On our On Medicine blog, Marc Wortmann, Executive Director at Alzheimer's Disease International, outlines the World Health Organization's comprehensive Global Action Plan for tackling dementia, and explains why this plan is so important for the future of dementia care and research.

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Read older blog posts for more insights on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia latest developments.

It's Quiz time!

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How much do you know about Alzheimer’s? And about the architecture of your brain? Take our quizzes and test your knowledge.

Don't forget to tweet your scores!

World Alzheimer’s Day 2016 Quiz

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Publishing your research: what do Editors look for?

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Join our session on how to get published with Professor Scheltens, Editor-in-Chief of Alzheimer's Research & Therapy.

Date: Thursday 27th April

Time: 17:45-18:45 

Venue: Room A, 2nd Floor

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