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.
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main active chemical ingredient found in cannabis and is a potent cannabinoid receptor (CB)-1 agonist.
Modifiable risk factors (eg, smoking, hypertension, sedentary behavior, overweight/obesity, and social engagement) contribute to nearly half of documented dementia cases.
Although inconclusive, late-onset Alzheimer's Disease could be triggered by infectious pathogens.
Symptoms of PBA were observed in nearly three-quarters of patients with dementia.
Patients with atrial fibrillation who have been treated with warfarin may have an increased risk of developing dementia.
The trajectory of increasing depressive symptoms was associated with a higher risk of dementia.
The case suggests that some patients with HIV and dementia may be misdiagnosed with HIV-associated brain disorders.
Administration time for cognitive assessment screenings is currently suboptimal in many clinical settings.
Researchers identified 8 categories of sensory stimulation interventions that significantly influenced dementia.
Researchers found an elevated risk of dementia after adjustment for age, sex, and comorbidities.
Declines in processing sleep and episodic memory were observed in those with low levels of activity.
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