Latin America has been under-represented in dementia clinical trials, we must turn the corner…

América Latina ha estado infrarrepresentada en los ensayos clínicos sobre demencia, debemos dar un giro...

Authors

  • Ricardo Allegri Instituto Neurológico Fleni, FAAN. Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Fabián Román Red Iberoamericana de Neurociencia Cognitiva
  • Ernesto Barceló Universidad de la Costa-CUC

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17981/JACN.3.1.2022.01

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Abstract

The world’s population is aging, life expectancy is increasing in the past century as result of the improvements in healthcare and the people arrive to live longer and healthier. However, this has also resulted in increase the number of people with age-related diseases like most of dementia etiologies (fundamentally Alzheimer and Vascular dementia). The growth of people with dementia in the next 20 years will be exponential around the world but even more in those countries with Low and Medium Incomes (LMIC) due to the recently and future improve in health care and quality of life.

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Parra, M. A.; Baez, S.; Allegri, R.; Nitrini, R.; Lopera, F.; Slachevsky, A.; Custodio, N.; Lira, D.; Piguet, O.; Kumfor, F.; Huepe, D.; Cogram, P.; Bak, T.; Manes, F. & Ibanez, A. (2018). Dementia in Latin America: Assessing the present and envisioning the future. Neurology, 90(5), 222–231.

https://doi.org/10.1212/wnl.0000000000004897

ClinicalTrials.gov. (2022). A service of the US National Institute of Health (USA). Available from:

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https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/dementia-a-public-health-priority

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Published

2022-06-11

How to Cite

Allegri, R., Román, F. ., & Barceló, E. . (2022). Latin America has been under-represented in dementia clinical trials, we must turn the corner…: América Latina ha estado infrarrepresentada en los ensayos clínicos sobre demencia, debemos dar un giro. Journal of Applied Cognitive Neuroscience, 3(1), e00004656. https://doi.org/10.17981/JACN.3.1.2022.01

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