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Ginkgo biloba for cognitive impairment and dementia

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2009
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (93rd percentile)

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blogs
3 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
15 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
q&a
1 Q&A thread

Citations

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Title
Ginkgo biloba for cognitive impairment and dementia
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2009
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd003120.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Jacqueline Birks, John Grimley Evans

Abstract

Extracts of the leaves of the maidenhair tree, Ginkgo biloba, have long been used in China as a traditional medicine for various disorders of health. A standardized extract is widely prescribed for the treatment of a range of conditions including memory and concentration problems, confusion, depression, anxiety, dizziness, tinnitus and headache. The mechanisms of action are thought to reflect the action of several components of the extract and include increasing blood supply by dilating blood vessels, reducing blood viscosity, modification of neurotransmitter systems, and reducing the density of oxygen free radicals.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 1 <1%
China 1 <1%
Unknown 329 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 7 2%
Student > Master 6 2%
Student > Bachelor 4 1%
Student > Postgraduate 3 <1%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 <1%
Other 5 2%
Unknown 303 92%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 14 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 <1%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 <1%
Psychology 2 <1%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 <1%
Other 4 1%
Unknown 303 92%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 40. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 22 October 2018.
All research outputs
#362,487
of 12,422,522 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#971
of 8,592 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,237
of 91,429 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3
of 44 outputs
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