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Research & Reviews  72,679 results

Referral criteria to specialist palliative care for patients with dementia: A systemati...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.17070
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society; Mo L, Geng Y et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Patients with dementia often have significant symptom burden and a progressive course of functional deterioration. Specialist palliative care referral may be helpful, but it is unclear who and when patients should be referred. We conducted a syste...

The relation between thyroid dysregulation and impaired cognition/behaviour: An integra...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jne.12948
Journal of Neuroendocrinology; Eslami-Amirabadi M, Sajjadi SA

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Despite decades of research on the relation between thyroid diseases and cognition, the nature of this relationship remains elusive. An increasing prevalence of cognitive impairment and thyroid dysfunction has been consistently observed with agein...

How impaired is too impaired? Exploring futile neuropsychological test patterns as a fu...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jnp.12243
Journal of Neuropsychology; Kiselica AM, Johnson E et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Some older adults cannot meaningfully participate in the testing portion of a neuropsychological evaluation due to significant cognitive impairments. There are limited empirical data on this topic. Thus, the current study sought to provide an oper...

Meaningful Engagement Among Assisted Living Residents With Dementia: Successful Approac...
https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464821996866
Journal of Applied Gerontology : the Official Journal of ... Kemp CL, Bender AA et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Meaningful engagement is an important dimension of quality of life and care for persons living with dementia, including the growing number who reside in assisted living communities. This report presents preliminary findings from an ongoing qualita...

Associations between body composition and cognitive function in an elderly Korean popul...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000025027
Medicine Seo YK, Won CW et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - The prevalence of obesity as well as cognitive impairment increases with age. Previous studies showed that obesity is associated with an increased risk of cognitive impairment and dementia. Body composition changes occur as part of the aging proce...

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Guidelines  199 results

Sex Differences in Cognitive Decline Among US Adults
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2776902
JAMA Network Open; Levine DA, Gross AL et. al.

Feb 24th, 2021 - Sex differences in dementia risk are unclear. It is known that women have a greater prevalence of Alzheimer disease (AD) than men, at least partly because women live longer.1-3 Some, but not all, studies suggest that women have higher incidence of...

Examining sleep deficiency and disturbance and their risk for incident dementia and all-cause mortality in older adults across 5 years in the United States
https://www.aging-us.com/article/202591/text
Aging Robbins R, Quan SF et. al.

Feb 10th, 2021 - Background: Sleep disturbance and deficiency are common among older adults and have been linked with dementia and all-cause mortality. Using nationally representative data, we examine the relationship between sleep disturbance and deficiency and t...

Potential of Caffeine in Alzheimer's Disease-A Review of Experimental Studies
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33562156/
Nutrients Londzin P, Zamora M et. al.

Feb 5th, 2021 - Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common type of dementia leading to progressive memory loss and cognitive impairment. Considering that pharmacological treatment options for AD are few and not satisfactory, increasing attention is being paid to...

Coping with Dementia in the Middle of the COVID-19 Pandemic
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7606885/
Journal of Korean Medical Science; Ryoo N

Oct 26th, 2020 - Multiple neurological complications have been associated with the coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19), which is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. This is a narrative review to gather information on all aspects of COVID-19 in...

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Drugs  605 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  76,877 results

Referral criteria to specialist palliative care for patients with dementia: A systemati...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.17070
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society; Mo L, Geng Y et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Patients with dementia often have significant symptom burden and a progressive course of functional deterioration. Specialist palliative care referral may be helpful, but it is unclear who and when patients should be referred. We conducted a syste...

The relation between thyroid dysregulation and impaired cognition/behaviour: An integra...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jne.12948
Journal of Neuroendocrinology; Eslami-Amirabadi M, Sajjadi SA

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Despite decades of research on the relation between thyroid diseases and cognition, the nature of this relationship remains elusive. An increasing prevalence of cognitive impairment and thyroid dysfunction has been consistently observed with agein...

How impaired is too impaired? Exploring futile neuropsychological test patterns as a fu...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jnp.12243
Journal of Neuropsychology; Kiselica AM, Johnson E et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Some older adults cannot meaningfully participate in the testing portion of a neuropsychological evaluation due to significant cognitive impairments. There are limited empirical data on this topic. Thus, the current study sought to provide an oper...

Meaningful Engagement Among Assisted Living Residents With Dementia: Successful Approac...
https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464821996866
Journal of Applied Gerontology : the Official Journal of ... Kemp CL, Bender AA et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Meaningful engagement is an important dimension of quality of life and care for persons living with dementia, including the growing number who reside in assisted living communities. This report presents preliminary findings from an ongoing qualita...

Associations between body composition and cognitive function in an elderly Korean popul...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000025027
Medicine Seo YK, Won CW et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - The prevalence of obesity as well as cognitive impairment increases with age. Previous studies showed that obesity is associated with an increased risk of cognitive impairment and dementia. Body composition changes occur as part of the aging proce...

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News  4,975 results

Hearing Aid Use Independently Associated with Reduced Dementia Risk
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946679

Mar 1st, 2021 - Takeaway Hearing aid (HA) use is independently associated with a lower risk of incident dementia in individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Slower cognitive decline is seen in users than non-users of HA with MCI. Why this matters The cau...

Brain's Metabolic Run-up to Dementia Directly Linked to Hypertension, Carotid Disease
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946732

Mar 1st, 2021 - What could be early metabolic signs of future dementia, as seen by PET, were closely associated with standard cardiovascular (CV) disease risk factors, some modifiable, in a study of middle-aged people in the community. The PET scans showed defici...

Sex Differences in Cognitive Decline Among US Adults
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2776902
JAMA Network Open; Levine DA, Gross AL et. al.

Feb 24th, 2021 - Sex differences in dementia risk are unclear. It is known that women have a greater prevalence of Alzheimer disease (AD) than men, at least partly because women live longer.1-3 Some, but not all, studies suggest that women have higher incidence of...

Early Motor Signal Specific to Alzheimer's Identified
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946453

Feb 24th, 2021 - Abnormal walking patterns may be an early indicator of dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease (AD) and may distinguish it from other neurodegenerative and cognitive disorders, new research suggests. Results of a new study show that a high degree o...

Lewy Body Dementia Genes Show Links to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946411

Feb 23rd, 2021 - New research has uncovered five genes linked to Lewy Body dementia, which supports the association between that condition and both Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. The study, led by researchers from the US National Institutes of Health...

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Patient Education  141 results see all →