Joana M. Andrade

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INTRODUCTION The principal problem of ADHD is the difficulty to execute inhibitory control. The inhibition is an executive function that is develop during childhood. AIM To know if other executive functions shower a lower performance in ADHD versus control group and these were different between ADHD-I and ADHD-C. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty three(More)
BACKGROUND Currently there are no effective treatments available for dementia. Attention has turned to defining preventive strategies and identifying modifying effects of lifestyle, including physical activity, diet, alcohol intake and smoking, in reducing cognitive decline and overt memory problems in the elderly. METHODS In this study, we addressed the(More)
The present action plan was commissioned by the European Commission and prepared by BirdLife International as subcontractor to the " N2K Group " in the frame of Service Contract N#070307/2007/488316/SER/B2 " Technical and scientific support in relation to the implementation of the 92/43 'Habitats' and 79/409 'Birds' Directives ". This plan should be(More)
BACKGROUND Clusterin protein in plasma has been found to differentiate between people with and without cognitive changes. However, these findings are not conclusive, despite the clusterin gene variations repeatedly being linked to increased risk for dementia, in particular Alzheimer's disease (AD). METHOD We analysed the level of clusterin in platelet and(More)
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