• Diagnostic labels varied in nearly 40% of AD study population using different guidelines

    6 days ago - By Healio

    SAN DIEGO - Diagnostic outcomes varied in nearly 40% of a study population when different criteria were used to diagnose Alzheimer's disease, per a presenter at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference.
    “We quantified the extent at which the differences in diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer's disease differed in the actual diagnosis,” Andrei Bieger, a PhD candidate at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, said during his poster presentation.
    Bieger and colleagues sought to clarify how updated guidance from the National Institute on
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  • Associations of congenital heart disease with deprivation index by rural-urban maternal residence: a population-based retrospective cohort study in Ontario, Canada

    Associations of congenital heart disease with deprivation index by rural-urban maternal residence: a population-based retrospective cohort study in Ontario, Canada

    7 days ago - By BMC

    The risk of congenital heart disease has been found to vary by maternal socioeconomic status and rural-urban residence. In this study, we examined associations of CHD with two maternal SES indicato...
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