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ACCESS is one of only three non-academic organizations to receive one of NIH’s community-based study grants. Related StoriesSmartphone checks blood for parasitic diseasePreventing falls in treatment homes: an interview with Professor Pip LoganGreater evidence-based help needed for depressed workers – New report from THE TASK Foundation When most people think about research they envision university experts in lab coats looking through microscopes, said Donna Thompson, CEO of Gain access to, the country’s largest network of federally-qualified health centers.Related StoriesDisclosing genetic risk for CHD outcomes in lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterolHeart disease turns into the main killer of ladies in NorwaySeverely obese children face higher risk of developing heart disease, diabetesThe researchers of the study in CMAJ assessed cognitive function first, after 2 yrs and at the second-last appointment using the mini-mental state evaluation to determine whether there have been decline, onset of dementia or practical decline. The MMSE runs on the true point system to measure a variety of cognitive functions such as attention and calculation, recall, naming and repetition, and reading and comprehension. The composite end result of a decrease in MMSE score by three or more points, dementia, entrance to a long-term care facility and loss of independence in performing actions of everyday living occurred in 7269 individuals without atrial fibrillation and in 1050 individuals with atrial fibrillation , writes Dr.