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Early Detection Markers of Alzheimer's Disease Possibly Identified

Early Detection Markers of Alzheimer's Disease Possibly Identified

Depressive symptoms and subjective memory complaint could be used as early detection markers of Alzheimer's disease.

Higher Risk of Dementia Associated With Midlife Vascular Risk Factors

Higher Risk of Dementia Associated With Midlife Vascular Risk Factors

Midlife vascular risk factors such as smoking, diabetes, and hypertension are linked to a higher risk for dementia.

Risk of Dementia Higher in Those Hailing From 'Stroke Belt'

Risk of Dementia Higher in Those Hailing From 'Stroke Belt'

People born in higher stroke mortality states seem to have more health issues including a higher risk of developing dementia.

Alzheimer's Disease Linked to OSA, Sleep-disordered Breathing

Alzheimer's Disease Linked to OSA, Sleep-disordered Breathing

Obstructive sleep apnea and sleep-disordered breathing are associated with amyloid deposition, biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease.

Dementia Not Associated With Use of Proton-pump Inhibitors

Dementia Not Associated With Use of Proton-pump Inhibitors

Risk for dementia is not increased by the use of PPIs.

Childhood Intelligence Inversely Associated With All Major Causes of Mortality

Childhood Intelligence Inversely Associated With All Major Causes of Mortality

Lower risk of mortality is linked with increased childhood intelligence's.

Alzheimer's Disease Skill Loss Reversed With Memory Coaching, Support

Alzheimer's Disease Skill Loss Reversed With Memory Coaching, Support

With special training and medication, Alzheimer's patients can relearn some basic skills.

Aging Without Alzheimer's Pathology Is Achievable

Aging Without Alzheimer's Pathology Is Achievable

It may be possible to grow old without developing Alzheimer's disease pathology.

Crossword Puzzles Benefit Cognitive Performance, Memory

Crossword Puzzles Benefit Cognitive Performance, Memory

Performance was consistently better in those who reported engaging in puzzles, and generally improved incrementally with the frequency of puzzle use.

Sleep Quality May Impact Alzheimer's Disease Pathology

Sleep Quality May Impact Alzheimer's Disease Pathology

More research is needed to assess the effect of modifying sleep on the brain.

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