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EFFECT OF EICOSAPENTAENOIC ACID AND DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID SUPPLEMENTATIONS TO CONTROL COGNITIVE DECLINE IN DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW.

Overview of attention for article published in Nutricion Hospitalaria, January 2015
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Title
EFFECT OF EICOSAPENTAENOIC ACID AND DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID SUPPLEMENTATIONS TO CONTROL COGNITIVE DECLINE IN DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW.
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Nutricion Hospitalaria, January 2015
DOI 10.3305/nh.2015.32.2.9111
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Authors

De Souza Fernandes, Dalila Pinto, Canaan Rezende, Fabiane Aparecida, Pereira Rocha, Gabriele, De Santis Filgueiras, Mariana, Silva Moreira, Patrícia Regina, Gonçalves Alfenas, Rita de Cássia

Abstract

there is a lack of consensus on the benefits of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplementations on cognition in dementia and/or Alzheimer's disease (AD) elderly. this study presents a systematic review of the results of randomized clinical trials about this topic. The adopted search criteria were randomized clinical trials involving elderly over 65 years of age with no limit to the year of publication of the study. we identified 139 articles, and from the eligible ones a reverse search was conducted. The quality of the trials was assessed using the Jadad scale. Of the four selected studies, three were related to mild to moderate AD elderly, of both genders. Mini Mental State Examination, Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale Cognitive, and Clinical Dementia Rate were the main tests used to assess cognitive performance. EPA and/or DHA supplementations did not affect scores obtained on the cognitive tests. However, supplementation with EPA and/or DHA improved verbal fluency and attention in patients who had only very mild dementia or AD or presented APOEε4 negative genotype. In case of advanced AD elderly patients, EPA and/or DHA supplementations did not reduce cognitive decline rates.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 38 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 5 13%
Other 2 5%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 5%
Librarian 1 3%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 3%
Other 1 3%
Unknown 26 68%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 5 13%
Neuroscience 3 8%
Social Sciences 1 3%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 3%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 1 3%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 27 71%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 11. 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 21 April 2017.
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#989,731
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#29,742
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Outputs of similar age from Nutricion Hospitalaria
#3
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