Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia

Symptoms of Apathy Linked With Risk for Dementia in Older Adults

Symptoms of Apathy Linked With Risk for Dementia in Older Adults

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Depressive symptoms and apathy were independently associated with incident dementia in community-dwelling older adults.

Increased Midlife Triglyceride Levels May Be a Modifiable Risk Factor for Alzheimer Disease

Increased Midlife Triglyceride Levels May Be a Modifiable Risk Factor for Alzheimer Disease

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Increased triglyceride levels at midlife are predictive of the presence of β-amyloid 20 years later in cognitively healthy individuals.

Risk for Dementia, Cognitive Decline May Be Linked to Age-Related Hearing Loss

Risk for Dementia, Cognitive Decline May Be Linked to Age-Related Hearing Loss

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There is a greater risk for cognitive decline and impairment in elderly patients who experience age-related hearing loss.

Evaluating Progression of Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease

Evaluating Progression of Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease

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While there has been increasing understanding of Alzheimer's neuropathology, little is known about the relationship between progression of agitation and disease severity.

Alzheimer's Disease Mortality Rate Has Increased 55 Percent

Alzheimer's Disease Mortality Rate Has Increased 55 Percent

The mortality rate from Alzheimer's increased 54.5 percent — from 16.5 per 100,000 people in 1999 to 25.4 per 100,000 in 2014.

Many Patients With Alzheimer's Discontinue AChEIs

Many Patients With Alzheimer's Discontinue AChEIs

More than 81% of participants reported adverse events, but rates were similar between groups.

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