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July 21, 2017

The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between sarcopenia and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in elderly patients with diabetes using the Japanese version of the simple 5-item questionnaire (SARC-F-J).

July 21, 2017

To assess efficacy and safety of citalopram compared to quetiapine and olanzapine for the treatment of agitation in patients with Alzheimer disease (AD).

July 21, 2017

Many nursing homes provide continuing care and support for older people with dementia.1 Care home residents may have three or more health conditions, with an estimated 80% in the United Kingdom having dementia without a confirmed or documented diagnosis, up to a third of whom may be at an advanced stage.2,3 In this editorial the term care home...

July 18, 2017

He looked at me with bloodshot eyes. It looked like as if he had been crying. He told me as soon as he saw me in a deep voice, “We will be flying back this afternoon.” His voice was mellow but was filled with sorrow. I could tell that he was trying very hard to stop his tears. He was visiting from another state with his wife to see his dying...

July 18, 2017

To explore associations between carer burden and characteristics of (1) the informal carer, (2) the person with dementia, and (3) the care support network in 8 European countries.

July 18, 2017

Polypharmacy is considered the most important etiologic factor of hyposalivation, which in turn can initiate oral health problems.

July 18, 2017

Depression increases disability and health care utilization in older patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

July 18, 2017

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and FDI World Dental Federation (FDI), malnutrition and bad oral health are of great concern to global health, especially among the older population. This study aimed to assess the associations between oral health problems ([artificial] teeth problems, chewing problems, and xerostomia) and...