Dementia

Regular Physical Activity Can Reduce Risk of Dementia in Older People

A new study published in the journal Stroke reports that older,  non-disabled individuals who engage in regular physical activity reduced […]

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The Effects of General Medical Health on Alzheimer’s Progression Revisited

For several years, studies have suggested that there is a link between health status or lifestyle and rate of progression […]

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New EFNS Guidelines on Other Dementias

The European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS) and the European Neurological Society (ENS) have published revised guidelines on the diagnosis […]

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Reasons Alzheimer’s Patients are Omitted from Clinical Trials

A study in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology assessed the reasons that prevent Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients from being […]

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Neurologists Tend to Underdiagnose Depression and Cognitive Problems in Patients With Parkinson’s Disease

Non-motor symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease (PD) generally tend to be under-diagnosed compared to motor problems. Some studies have compared different […]

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Cognitive Reserve and Dementia

The idea that cognitive reserve (CR) or brain reserve capacity can be neuroprotective against dementia has been discussed for approximately […]

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Diabetes as a Risk Factor for Dementia

A new study published in the Internal Medicine Journal, examined the association of diabetes with the onset of dementia (including […]

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Who Benefits the Most from Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementia?

A study in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry reports that the efficacy of cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) has been […]

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