Patients who underwent the surgery had a lower incidence of cognitive decline, especially during the first 5 postoperative years.
Researchers sought to investigate the predictors of incident MCI and subsequent course of MCI over follow-up and assessed the rates of sustained MCI diagnoses, cognitive normal individuals, and dementia progression.
Medicare has been told to reassess a significant premium increase it had announced that largely stemmed from the expensive new Alzheimer disease drug Aduhelm.
For the most part, palliative care has focused on the care of those with cancer. Consequently, for individuals with dementia there hasn’t been a universal approach to palliative care. However, with the increasing interest in bringing palliative care services to all people with life‐limiting illnesses, researchers sought to access the effect of palliative care on those with advanced dementia.
The FDA granted lecanemab Breakthrough Therapy designation back in June, 2021.
The link between head injury and dementia risk is not straightforward, but a neurologist and neuropsychologist discuss potential mechanisms and prevention efforts that can help increase awareness and minimize cognitive problems.
Previous studies have looked at the benefits of coffee and tea separately in dementia and stroke prevention. However, the researchers for this current study wanted to look at coffee and tea in combination.
This review systematically synthesized current evidence on nonpharmacological interventions to manage pain in people living with dementia.
Patients with diabetes had an increased dementia risk if they also had diabetic retinopathy, compared with those without it.
Aduhelm, the new and expensive drug for Alzheimer disease, is responsible for about half of the $21.60 increase in monthly premiums for the Medicare Part B outpatient program in 2022.