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• #### Daytime napping and increased risk of incident respiratory diseases: symptom, marker, or risk factor? ﻿

(Elsevier, 2016-07-12)
$\textit{Background:}$ We have identified a strong association between daytime napping and increased mortality risk from respiratory diseases, but little is known about the relationship between daytime napping and respiratory ...
• #### Daytime napping, sleep duration and increased 8-year risk of type 2 diabetes in a British population ﻿

(Elsevier, 2016-06-28)
Background and aims Few studies have prospectively examined the relationship between daytime napping and risk of type 2 diabetes. We aimed to study the effects of daytime napping and the joint effects of napping and ...
• #### Daytime napping, sleep duration and serum C-reactive protein: a population-based cohort study ﻿

(BMJ Group, 2014-11-11)
$\textbf{Objectives:}$ To explore whether daytime napping and sleep duration are linked to serum C reactive protein (CRP), a pro-inflammatory marker, in an older aged British population. $\textbf{Design:}$ Cross-sectional ...
• #### Death and the Oldest Old: Attitudes and Preferences for End-of-Life Care - Qualitative Research within a Population-Based Cohort Study ﻿

(Public Library Of Science, 2016-04-05)
Introduction: Increasing longevity means more people will be dying in very old age, but little is known about the preferences of the ‘oldest old’ regarding their care at the end of life. Aims: To understand very old ...
• #### Dementia in western Europe: epidemiological evidence and implications for policy making ﻿

(Elsevier, 2015-06-10)
Dementia impact has received increasing attention of governments and politicians across the globe in recent years. Epidemiological research based Western European populations twenty years ago provided key evidence for ...
• #### Dementia priority setting partnership with the James Lind Alliance: using patient and public involvement and the evidence base to inform the research agenda ﻿

(Oxford Journals, 2015)
$\textbf{Background:}$ the James Lind Alliance ( JLA) created an approach to elicit the views of those under-represented in research priority exercises. Building on this, the JLA Dementia Priority Setting Partnership was ...
• #### Dementia: time trends and policy responses ﻿

(Elsevier, 2014-07-08)
In recent years, dementia has been considered a public health priority and become a topic of major political interest. Recent reviews and studies have reported with varying degrees of alarm an impending and existing “dementia ...
• #### Do anti-amyloid beta protein antibody cross reactivities confound Alzheimer disease research? ﻿

(2017-01-26)
$\textbf{Background}$ Alzheimer disease (AD) research has focussed mainly on the amyloid beta protein (Aβ). However, many Aβ-and P3-type peptides derived from the amyloid precursor protein (APP) and peptides thought to ...
• #### Education and successful aging trajectories in later life: A longitudinal population-based growth mixture modelling analysis ﻿

Background: As the population ages, there is increasing interest in studying not only ill-health, but also aging well. However, more refined means of examining predictors of biopsychosocial conceptualizations of successful ...
• #### Erratum to: Do anti-amyloid beta protein antibody cross reactivities confound Alzheimer disease research? ﻿

(2017-03-08)
• #### Examining the influence of gender, education, social class and birth cohort on MMSE tracking over time: a population-based prospective cohort study ﻿

(2012-08-13)
Abstract Background Whilst many studies have analysed predictors of longitudinal cognitive decline, few have described their impact on population distributions of cognition by age cohort. The aim of this paper was to examine ...
• #### Exploring attitudes and preferences for dementia screening in Britain: contributions from carers and the general public ﻿

(2015-09-09)
Abstract Background Dementia is becoming one of the most important emerging public health concerns in a generation. In societal approaches to the mitigation of major disease ...
• #### Falls in advanced old age: recalled falls and prospective follow-up of over-90-year-olds in the Cambridge City over-75s Cohort study ﻿

(2008-03-17)
Abstract Background The "oldest old" are now the fastest growing section of most western populations, yet there are scarcely any data concerning even the common problem of falls amongst the very old. Prospective data ...
• #### Healthcare organisation and delivery for people with dementia and comorbidity: a qualitative study exploring the views of patients, carers and professionals ﻿

(BMJ Publishing Group, 2017-01-01)
$\textbf{OBJECTIVES}$: People living with dementia (PLWD) have a high prevalence of comorbidty. The aim of this study was to explore the impact of dementia on access to non-dementia services and identify ways of improving ...
• #### ICC-dementia (International Centenarian Consortium - dementia): an international consortium to determine the prevalence and incidence of dementia in centenarians across diverse ethnoracial and sociocultural groups ﻿

(2016-04-21)
Abstract Background Considerable variability exists in international prevalence and incidence estimates of dementia. The accuracy of estimates of dementia in the oldest-old ...
• #### The impact of delirium on cognitive outcomes in population-based studies ﻿

(2014-07-01)
Acute hospitals have seen unprecedented demographic changes, where older age, frailty and cognitive impairment now characterise the majority of health service users. Delirium is very common in this setting, and adverse ...
• #### Land use mix and five-year mortality in later life: results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study ﻿

(Elsevier, 2016-02-01)
This study explores the potential modifying effect of age and mediation effect of co-morbidity on the association between land use mix, a measure of neighbourhood walkability, and five-year mortality among the 2424 individuals ...
• #### Lewy bodies and neuronal loss in subcortical areas and disability in non-demented older people: a population based neuropathological cohort study ﻿

(2009-06-15)
Abstract Background Functional disability, the loss of ability to carry out daily tasks unaided, is a major adverse outcome more common with increasing age. The potential contribution of neuropathological changes in ...
• #### Montreal Cognitive Assessment for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias ﻿

(Wiley, 2015-10-29)
$\textbf{Background:}$ Dementia is a progressive syndrome of global cognitive impairment with significant health and social care costs. Global prevalence is projected to increase, particularly in resource-limited settings. ...
• #### A multimodal approach to dementia prevention: A report from the Cambridge Institute of Public Health ﻿

(Elsevier, 2015-10-01)
$\textbf{Introduction:}$ Globally, dementia is the most frequent form of degenerative condition in the older adult population and poses a major health burden with high socioeconomic costs. So far, attempts to find pharmacologic ...