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Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Stroke in Alzheimer Disease
To the Editor I read with interest the article by Tosto et al studying the influence of cardiovascular risk factors and stroke in familial late-onset Alzheimer disease (LOAD). The main findings were that history of stroke increased the risk for LOAD, while hypertension decreased the risk for LOAD. The study suggests that stroke mediates the influence of cardiovascular risk factors on increased risk for LOAD.
Source: JAMA Neurology - November 14, 2016 Category: Neurology Source Type: research

Association Between CV Risk Factors and Familial Alzheimer Disease
This cohort study investigates associations between coronary risk factors, stroke, and late-onset Alzheimer dementia in patients with familial disease.
Source: JAMA Neurology - August 15, 2016 Category: Neurology Source Type: research

Risks of Epilepsy During Pregnancy
Epilepsy is a common disease that affects 1 in 26 individuals in their lifetime. According to a National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke assessment, with 2 million affected individuals, epilepsy ranks only fourth to migraine, stroke, and Alzheimer disease in the prevalence of neurological disorders. Epilepsy affects more people than autism, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson disease combined. Approximately 0.3% to 0.5% of all pregnancies are among women with epilepsy (WWE). The risks during pregnancy in WWE have been uncertain.
Source: JAMA Neurology - July 6, 2015 Category: Neurology Source Type: research

Microbleeds, Mortality, and Stroke in Alzheimer Disease The MISTRAL Study
Conclusions and RelevanceIn patients with AD, the presence of nonlobar microbleeds was associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular events and cardiovascular mortality. Patients with lobar microbleeds had an increased risk for stroke and stroke-related mortality, indicating that these patients should be treated with the utmost care.
Source: JAMA Neurology - March 23, 2015 Category: Neurology Source Type: research