Depressive symptoms and apathy were independently associated with incident dementia in community-dwelling older adults.
Michael Thase, MD, comments on the potential for lithium in drinking water as a psychiatric prophylactic agent.
Increased triglyceride levels at midlife are predictive of the presence of β-amyloid 20 years later in cognitively healthy individuals.
There is a greater risk for cognitive decline and impairment in elderly patients who experience age-related hearing loss.
There is limited evidence for the benefits of different interventions to prevent late-life dementia.
Dementia risk was associated with neither proton pump inhibitor exposure nor duration of use.
40% of people with dementia are still driving.
Low and high serum magnesium levels were shown to be associated with increased risk of all-cause dementia.
Although existing management strategies for delirium are limited in effectiveness, researchers are hopeful that improvements in prevention strategies for delirium may be achieved by gaining a better understanding of the role of cognitive and brain reserve.
The use of nursing homes is increasing for those who are cognitively impaired.
A recently published study reports that women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s could be at a higher risk for developing dementia later in life.
Patient behavior is affected with factors associated with readmission in THA patients.
Researchers found that patients with a diagnosis of dementia had a significantly different lithium exposure than controls.
There is an increased risk for dementia, especially in black individuals, who are born in a high stroke mortality state.
For individuals with dementia, lifetime care costs are increased.
Depressive symptoms and subjective memory complaint could be used as early detection markers of Alzheimer's disease.
Midlife vascular risk factors such as smoking, diabetes, and hypertension are linked to a higher risk for dementia.
People born in higher stroke mortality states seem to have more health issues including a higher risk of developing dementia.
Threat even higher when injury occurs in middle age, investigators say
Dual task gait training is predictive of clinical progression of mild cognitive impairment leading to dementia.
Dementia and Parkinson's disease lead to a shorter life expectancy.
A review found no evidence that low-dose aspirin buffers against cognitive decline or dementia.
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.
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