December 11 2020
To mark World Alzheimer's Day on September 21, we have updated our Special Collection on Diagnosing Dementia. On September 7 Terry Quinn (Joint Co-ordinating Editor) was part of a live Dementia Chatathon hosted by Alzheimer's Research UK. Fifty-five guests from all fields of dementia research, discussed their research, the latest hot...
December 2 2020
We have an exciting new volunteer task AVAILABLE NOW but for a limited time only. To find out more keep reading!In the summer of 2014 the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group, based at Oxford University, began on a new programme of work looking at modifiable risk factors - interventions that might help delay or even prevent the onset...
January 7 2015
The Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group (CDCIG) set up and co-ordinated an initiative to review the current standard of reporting in diagnostic test accuracy studies in dementia and cognitive impairment, and to generate, through a consensus process, enhanced guidance to the STARD checklist: the STARDdem Initiative.The...
June 23 2014
Become an EMBASE screener - Cochrane’s innovative EMBASE project is now open for all budding volunteers!The EMBASE project provides an opportunity for new and potential contributors to get involved with Cochrane work by diving into a task that needs doing. No prior experience is necessary as the task supports a ‘learn as you do’ approach....
October 4 2011
The Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group (CDCIG) welcomed the opportunity to respond to new diagnostic criteria recently proposed by the Alzheimer’s Association of America (AAA) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Of particular concern to the group was the absence of a review of available evidence.The full...
September 29 2010