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Positive Beliefs About Age May Protect Older Adults Against Dementia

Positive Beliefs About Age May Protect Older Adults Against Dementia

Positive beliefs about age may protect against dementia.

Symptoms of Apathy Linked With Risk for Dementia in Older Adults

Symptoms of Apathy Linked With Risk for Dementia in Older Adults

Depressive symptoms and apathy were independently associated with incident dementia in community-dwelling older adults.

Increased Midlife Triglyceride Levels May Be a Modifiable Risk Factor for Alzheimer Disease

Increased Midlife Triglyceride Levels May Be a Modifiable Risk Factor for Alzheimer Disease

Increased triglyceride levels at midlife are predictive of the presence of β-amyloid 20 years later in cognitively healthy individuals.

Risk for Dementia, Cognitive Decline May Be Linked to Age-Related Hearing Loss

Risk for Dementia, Cognitive Decline May Be Linked to Age-Related Hearing Loss

There is a greater risk for cognitive decline and impairment in elderly patients who experience age-related hearing loss.

Predicted Prevalence of Alzheimer Disease in the United States by 2060

Predicted Prevalence of Alzheimer Disease in the United States by 2060

In the United States, it is estimated that 15 million people will have clinical Alzheimer disease or mild cognitive impairment by 2060.

Dementia Risk Not Associated With Proton Pump Inhibitor Use

Dementia Risk Not Associated With Proton Pump Inhibitor Use

Dementia risk was associated with neither proton pump inhibitor exposure nor duration of use.

Memory Scores Have Limited Value as Early Alzheimer Disease Screening Tools

Memory Scores Have Limited Value as Early Alzheimer Disease Screening Tools

Low memory scores are not a good tool for measure early Alzheimer's disease in people without dementia.

Nonoptimal Serum Magnesium Levels Associated With Incident Dementia

Nonoptimal Serum Magnesium Levels Associated With Incident Dementia

Low and high serum magnesium levels were shown to be associated with increased risk of all-cause dementia.

Alzheimer Disease Progression in Patients With MCI Predicted by EEG, Language Deficits

Alzheimer Disease Progression in Patients With MCI Predicted by EEG, Language Deficits

Language deficits as well as EEG recordings may be of value for predicting Alzheimer's disease in patients with mild cognitive impairment.

Abnormal MRI and CSF Findings May Predict Risk for Alzheimer Disease

Abnormal MRI and CSF Findings May Predict Risk for Alzheimer Disease

In patients with mild cognitive impairment, CSF and MRI findings are highly predicitve of Alzheimer disease and dementia risk.

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