Cognitively normal women have increased Alzheimer disease endophenotype, with higher β-amyloid deposition, lower glucose metabolism, and lower gray and white matter volumes.
Risk for developing Alzheimer dementia showed the greatest increase among dementia types
Antiepileptic drugs are associated with a higher risk for mortality in patients with Alzheimer disease.
Links seen to mobility, self-care, household activity among older adults with either, both conditions
Tauvid is indicated for use with positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of the brain.
Researchers sought to identify health care system factors that contribute to missed or delayed diagnosis of dementia by primary care providers.
High body weight variability may be associated with increased risk for all-cause dementia and Alzheimer dementia in older patients.
A subset of patients at risk for Alzheimer disease because of systemic inflammation may benefit from receiving a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocking agent.
Limited tools are available for identifying, diagnosing, and treating cognitive dysfunction from Alzheimer disease.
Use of benzodiazepines, Z-drugs, or other anxiolytics was not associated with incident dementia in either the cohort or nested case-control design.