These data support the importance of TBI preventative measures and proper management strategies for subsequent dementia.
The findings also suggested that more a more recent diagnosis of psychosis was a greater predictor of the development of dementia, as opposed to cases where patients had been living with psychotic disorder diagnoses for 10 years or more.
Patients with a phonemic advantage at baseline should be followed more closely with a higher index of suspicion for progression to Alzheimer disease.
Researchers concluded that the partnership did not accelerate the overall decline in antipsychotic medication use among study participants.
A study was conducted to assess potential beneficial effects of a lifestyle intervention program on cognition in carriers of the APOE ε4 allele.
Spouses who are affected by dementia may benefit from an at-home dyadic, relationship-focused psychoeducational intervention.
These findings support the recognition of alcohol use disorders as a major risk factor for all dementia types.
There are a handful of biomarkers that offer potential value for predicting the risk for development of MCI symptoms from AD symptoms.
Positive beliefs about age may protect against dementia.
Patients randomly assigned to the intervention experienced a statistically significant improvement in quality of life, agitation, and overall neuropsychiatric symptoms.
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.
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