Mild Cognitive Impairment

Anxiety is a Risk Factor for Cognitive Decline and Dementia

Anxiety is a Risk Factor for Cognitive Decline and Dementia

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Most research to date has focused on the association between depression and dementia, but not many studies were performed to investigate the link between anxiety and dementia.

Alzheimer Markers Detected in Healthy Individuals with Genetic AD Risk

Alzheimer Markers Detected in Healthy Individuals with Genetic AD Risk

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The effects of aggregate genetic AD risk are detectable before symptoms appear, even early in life.

Improved Cognitive Assessment Test to Screen for Dementia

Improved Cognitive Assessment Test to Screen for Dementia

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Administration time for cognitive assessment screenings is currently suboptimal in many clinical settings.

Scientists Discover How Tau Affects Memory Loss In Dementia

Scientists Discover How Tau Affects Memory Loss In Dementia

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While scientists have long known that tau is involved in dementia, the way in which it hinders cognitive function has remained uncertain.

Blueberries May Help Prevent Effects of Alzheimer's

Blueberries May Help Prevent Effects of Alzheimer's

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There was improvement in cognitive performance and brain function in those who took the blueberry powder.

Metabolic Syndrome Associated with Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

Metabolic Syndrome Associated with Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

Metabolic syndrome was linked to increased incidence of mild cognitive impairment and progression to dementia.

Chronic Stress Impacts Immune System, Inhibits Memory

Chronic Stress Impacts Immune System, Inhibits Memory

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Mice repeatedly exposed to an aggressive intruder had a difficult time remembering locations in a previously mastered maze.

Significant Weight Loss From Mid-Life Can Increase MCI Risk

Significant Weight Loss From Mid-Life Can Increase MCI Risk

Increasing weight loss, BMI from midlife to late life may be marker for mild cognitive impairment.

No Link Between Anesthesia in Middle Age and Mild Cognitive Impairment

No Link Between Anesthesia in Middle Age and Mild Cognitive Impairment

For adults, mild cognitive issues that may develop over time are unrelated, researchers say.

Moderate Drinking May Reduce Mortality in Early-Stage Alzheimer's

Moderate Drinking May Reduce Mortality in Early-Stage Alzheimer's

Those who had 2 to 3 alcoholic drinks a day had a 77% lower risk of dying during the study period than those who had 1 or fewer drinks a day.

Stress Increases the Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment

Stress Increases the Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Research identifies link between high levels of perceived stress and mild cognitive impairment.

Exercise May Help Reverse Neurodegeneration

Exercise May Help Reverse Neurodegeneration

Participants' cardiorespiratory fitness improved by about 8%, and the greater the fitness improvements, the more growth in the cortical layer.

Brain Size May Predict Alzheimer's Risk

Brain Size May Predict Alzheimer's Risk

Larger brain size could be linked to reduced risk of cognitive impairment.

Coffee Habits May Influence Mild Cognitive Impairment Risk

Coffee Habits May Influence Mild Cognitive Impairment Risk

Higher risk for older individuals who never or rarely consume coffee, and those who increased amount.

Memory Decline More Rapid in Women Than Men

Memory Decline More Rapid in Women Than Men

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Among those with mild cognitive impairment, women's cognitive abilities deteriorated twice as quickly as men.

Brain Fitness Program Effective for Mild Cognitive Impairment

Brain Fitness Program Effective for Mild Cognitive Impairment

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In patients with mild cognitive impairment, a holistic, multidisciplinary intervention improved attention, concentration, and problem solving.

Depression Linked to Higher Dementia Risk in Mild Cognitive Impairment

Depression Linked to Higher Dementia Risk in Mild Cognitive Impairment

People with mild cognitive impairment who also have another psychiatric symptom, such as depression, more than twice as likely to develop dementia.

Virtual Reality Games Can Screen for Mild Cognitive Impairment

Virtual Reality Games Can Screen for Mild Cognitive Impairment

Virtual reality games can identify mild cognitive impairment with accuracy similar to neuropsychological tests.

Maintaining Intellectual Enrichment Could Stave Off Cognitive Decline

Maintaining Intellectual Enrichment Could Stave Off Cognitive Decline

Intellectual stimulation in life may reduce the risk of developing cognitive impairment, such as dementia.

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