Few Mild-to-Moderate PD Patients Suffer from Malnutrition, Yet Almost One Third Are at Risk

September 11, 2014 - Patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) can experience difficulties with food preparation and ingestion, which could contribute to poor nutrition and place them at risk for malnourishment. Published studies have also suggested that PD is associated with low weight, however, few studies included control groups. A report published in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease counters this conclusion in patients with mild-to-moderate PD, finding that the incidence or risk of malnutrition is no different for patients with mild-to-moderate PD compared to healthy controls. More...

IOS Press Announces 2015 Journal Prices

September 12, 2014 - Amsterdam, NL – IOS Press, an independent international publisher of English-language scientific, technical and medical (STM) journals and books, has released its 2015 journal pricelist, which is available at www.iospress.nl/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/2015-Facts-sheet.pdf. More...

IOS Press Continues Impact Factor Growth

September 4, 2014 - Amsterdam, the Netherlands – IOS Press, an independent international publisher of English-language scientific, technical and medical (STM) journals and books, has announced that its journal Impact Factors continue to increase, according to the 2013 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) released by Thomson Reuters © 2014. More...

Diabetes Mellitus and Mild Cognitive Impairment: Higher Risk in Middle Age?

According to a population-based study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease

September 3, 2014 - Essen, Germany, September 2, 2014 – In a large population-based study of randomly selected participants in Germany, researchers found that mild cognitive impairment (MCI) occurred twice more often in individuals diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type 2. Interestingly, this strong association was only observed in middle-aged participants (50-65 years), whereas in older participants (66-80 years) the association vanished. This study is published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. More...