Obesity, but not overweight, is associated with poorer working memory in women.
Nearly half of adults aged 50 to 64 years believe they are at least somewhat likely to develop dementia.
For older adults, a higher rate of hospitalizations is associated with more rapid cognitive decline.
More than half of individuals with Down syndrome aged 55 years or older have dementia claims and 32.7 percent have Alzheimer disease (AD) claims.
Intensive lowering of ambulatory blood pressure in older patients with hypertension reduced accumulation of small vessel disease in the white matter of the brain.
The United States has a rapidly ageing population, and 14 million people are projected to live with dementia by 2050.
Researchers found ECT was a safe for patients with dementia experiencing agitation or aggression, as well as for those with comorbid medical conditions.
Although 11.0% of individuals taking antidepressants developed dementia, only 2.6% of the unexposed sample went on to be diagnosed with dementia.
The FDA has granted Fast Track designation to neflamapimod (EIP Pharma) for the treatment of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB).
Long sleep duration predicts seven-year cognitive decline among U.S. Hispanic/Latino patients.