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Tags: dementia

11/13/2018

CNN overstates evidence linking neck pulse measurements to increased dementia risk

7/25/2018

HealthDay provides needed details on side effects of THC-based drug studied for Alzheimer’s agitation

11/8/2017

Preliminary Alzheimer’s study involving plasma infusions–was this really newsworthy?

10/31/2017

HealthDay’s rehashed news release overstates dementia benefits of blood thinners

8/1/2017

Do PET scans improve dementia diagnosis? LA Times story overlooks harms of screening

5/16/2017

Blood thinners may prevent dementia in atrial fibrillation patients–or they may not

4/25/2017

No, a ‘pacemaker’ for the brain can’t help memory (yet)

5/19/2016

Deep brain stimulation for dementia: NPR’s positive tone not matched by evidence

5/26/2015

Predicting Alzheimer’s: What two new studies add and how the Times covered them

1/30/2015

Insulin spray may be helpful for people with early dementia