Dr. Richard J. Caselli comments on a new initiative from the Global Alzheimer’s Platform (GAP) Foundation.
By analyzing as few as four proteins, a machine learning-derived test can predict the status of CSF amyloid beta1-42.
Older patients who were prescribed antibiotics immediately after a UTI diagnosis had the best outcomes in a large study.
HONOLULU – Covert strokes were linked with a doubled rate of cognitive decline in older patients after noncardiac surgery.
The approach will need to be validated and translated “to a simpler automated platform suitable for wider utility.”
Analysis challenges current practice of discontinuation after age 75 years.
Outcomes Research in Review
LOS ANGELES – Potential preventative measures include caloric restriction, exercise, and taking metformin.
In the year after initiating antidepressant therapy, a 3.5% incidence rate for hip fractures was found, compared with 1.3% in the control group....