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Originally posted on www.neurology.org Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is currently diagnosed clinically by identifying dementia in combination with a number of hallmark features: REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD), prominent visual hallucinations, parkinsonism, and marked fluctuations of cognition and alertness.1 DLB is often underdiagnosed, suggesting a...

ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the association between migraine and body composition status as estimated based on body mass index and WHO physical status categories.   Methods: Systematic electronic database searches were conducted for relevant studies. Two independent reviewers performed data extraction and quality appraisal. Odds ratios (OR) and...

ABSTRACT Objective: To identify regional brain metabolic dysfunctions associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) in preclinical Alzheimer disease (AD).   Methods: We stratified 115 cognitively normal individuals into preclinical AD (both amyloid and tau pathologies present), asymptomatic at risk for AD (either amyloid or tau pathology present), or healthy...

Objective: To determine if blood neurofilament light chain (NfL) protein can discriminate between Parkinson disease (PD) and atypical parkinsonian disorders (APD) with equally high diagnostic accuracy as CSF NfL, and can therefore improve the diagnostic workup of parkinsonian disorders. Methods: The study included 3 independent prospective...