Despite potent antiretroviral therapy, HIV-associated dementia results in significant morbidity and mortality.
Income volatility during a 20-year period beginning in young adulthood is associated with worse cognitive function and brain integrity in midlife.
Among US Chinese older adults, oral (teeth and gums) health symptoms are associated with a decline in cognitive function.
Assessment of dementia risk using three common screening tools at baseline predicts incident dementia over the course of about seven years.
Adults aged 65 years and older should undergo annual cognitive health assessments to improve recognition of mild cognitive impairment.
Preexisting mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is associated with a lower use of cardiac catheterization and coronary revascularization after acute myocardial infarction.
β-amyloid (Aβ) and cerebrovascular disease burden have divergent effects on longitudinal default mode network and executive control network functional connectivity changes in amnestic MCI and subcortical vascular MCI.
The incidence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is increased in World Trade Center responders.
Delirium is highly prevalent in critical care, especially among elderly patients and individuals with dementia. Although rates vary widely across studies, findings suggest delirium affects more than 15% of hospitalized patients. For additional discussion regarding this topic, Neurology Advisor interviewed Leopoldo Pozuelo, MD, MBA, FACP, FACLP, clinical vice chair of psychiatry and psychology at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
The USPSTF concludes that the evidence is currently inadequate for weighing the benefits and harms of screening for cognitive impairment among older adults.