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Microbleeds do not affect rate of cognitive decline in Alzheimer disease

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Neurology (Impact Factor: 8.3). 03/2013; 80(13):1266. DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e31828b8c16
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ABSTRACT Editors' Note: Dr. Martinez-Ramirez et al. comment on study limitations that might have led to the authors' conclusions in "Microbleeds do not affect rate of cognitive decline in Alzheimer disease." Dr. Vanacore, in reference to "Neurodegenerative causes of death among retired National Football League players," raises the 12-fold higher risk of death from ALS in professional Italian soccer players, specifically midfielders, and calls for further cohort studies in other professional athletes.

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