Herpes Zoster Does Not Increase the Risk of Neurodegenerative Dementia: A Case-Control Study

American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease &Other Dementiasr, Volume 36, Issue , January-December 2021. Objective:This study was conducted to evaluate the association between neurodegenerative dementia and herpes zoster infection (HZI) using a national sample cohort.Methods:From the national cohort study conducted by the Korean National Health Insurance Service, we extracted data for patients with neurodegenerative dementia and for 1:4 matched control participants and searched the patient hist...
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Impact of COVID-19 on Dementia Caregivers and Factors Associated With their Anxiety Symptoms

American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease &Other Dementiasr, Volume 36, Issue , January-December 2021. Little is known about the family experience of caregiving for persons living with dementia (PLWD) at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of COVID-19 on concerns of current family caregivers of PLWD. Study participants were recruited from the parent study, Healthy Patterns Clinical Trial (NCT03682185). Data was collected from 34 caregivers...
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