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Thiamine for Alzheimer's disease

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2001
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Title
Thiamine for Alzheimer's disease
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2001
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd001498
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Authors

José-Luis Rodríguez, Nawab Qizilbash, Jess López-Arrieta

Abstract

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) plays an important role in Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (a form of amnesia caused by brain damage occurring in long-term alcoholics who rely mainly on alcohol for nutrition). The acute syndrome is normally reversible but may proceed to profound dementia, although its progress can be stopped by a timely injection of a large dose of thiamine. There have been suggestions that thiamine may have a beneficial effect in Alzheimer's disease.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 1%
Portugal 1 1%
Unknown 97 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 16 16%
Student > Bachelor 15 15%
Researcher 10 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 9%
Other 6 6%
Other 21 21%
Unknown 22 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 20 20%
Psychology 12 12%
Nursing and Health Professions 10 10%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8 8%
Neuroscience 6 6%
Other 15 15%
Unknown 28 28%

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