Elderly veterans with PTSD and dementia have increased odds of being prescribed SGAs compared with those with PTSD alone.
Dementia caregivers can be supported by behavioral interventions without incurring additional health care costs.
A higher risk of dementia might be tied to prostate cancer treatment.
This is the first study to investigate the long-term association of antioxidant supplement use and dementia incidence among asymptomatic men.
People with a history of autoimmune disease-related hospital admission are more likely to develop dementia.
Having heart disease risks in middle age may increase the risk for developing dementia later in life.
There is a need for an accurate tool that is quick to use and easy to implement to diagnose depression in dementia.
Among ICH survivors, 63% developed both depression and dementia during a 5-year follow-up study.
Cardiovascular disease may serve as a good biomarker of potential risk for Alzheimer's dementia.
Delirium often goes unrecognized in busy hospitals.
Those who developed hypertension after age 80 were 42 percent less likely to develop dementia in their 90s compared to those with normal blood pressure.
People who live relatively close to busy traffic have a slightly higher risk for dementia
Continuing warfarin after a diagnosis of dementia is associated with a protective effect in prevention of stroke and mortality.
Food in a Mediterranean diet protects against loss of brain volume in older populations.
Cerebral microbleeds connected to cognitive impairment and stroke may be tied to Streptococcus mutans.
Hormone therapy may reduce risk for death from vascular dementia in older women.
The risk of developing pneumonia is higher among patients who use antidementia drugs.
A Cochrane systematic review found a clear lack of evidence for pharmacologic guidance of sleep problems in dementia.
Better management of cardiovascular risk factors and higher levels of education may have contributed to this improvement.
Someone whose hippocampus stayed the same size was nearly 6 times more likely to develop Lewy body dementia.
Recognition of self-reported symptoms that may appear at early onset of amyloid accumulation, such as loneliness, point to opportunities for preventive therapies.
Findings suggest that efforts to encourage more planning aren't working.
The longer the duration of ADT, the greater the risk of dementia.
One hypothesis is that thyroid function affects dementia risk through nonvascular pathways.
Sundowning is a complex multifactorial condition that has eluded rigorous understanding of its pathophysiological causes.
New study highlights the importance of re-experiencing symptoms, a major component of PTSD, in predicting cognitive impairment.
Dementia risk was particularly elevated in patients with depression who had higher scores on cognitive tests at baseline.
Participants aged ≥65 years may have derived benefit from stimulation, while there was possible worsening in patients below age 65 years.
Cases of all-cause dementia and Alzheimer's did not significantly differ between study groups, but vascular care is safe and may reduce incidence of non-Alzheimer's dementia.
If transmission of neurodegenerative diseases such as dementia of any type, AD, or PD does occur, it is rare.
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