Contributions to Vascular Dementia Shift With Age
NICE, France — Early-onset and late-onset subcortical vascular cognitive impairment may have overlapping etiologies but varying contributions from vascular factors and age-related amyloid burden, a new study suggests. "We found out that in the early ...
Medscape - Tue, 07 Apr 2015 11:22

What Can You Do To Prevent Dementia?
The process of dementia may start 15-20 years before clinical symptoms become apparent. A study by Finnish researchers attempted to find out if there is a window of opportunity to intervene in people at increased risk of dementia because they have ...
NDTV - Mon, 20 Apr 2015 04:03

Type 2 diabetes with depression boosts risk of dementia
Most dementia cases combine Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia caused by strokes or other interruptions of blood flow to the brain. Dementia results in “significantly impaired intellectual functioning that interferes with normal activities and ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:37

Depression and diabetes combined may create even higher risk of cognitive ...
Medical News Today - Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:03

Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk
HealthDay - Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:56

Depression, diabetes increase risk for dementia
Healio - Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:00

Is Bruges the most dementia-friendly city?
Bins, who has vascular dementia, has come to buy his local newspaper – an almost daily ritual. Navigating each step carefully with a cane, he is greeted cheerily from behind the counter by shop-owner Ann Gheyssen. He reciprocates and goes over to pay, ...
The Guardian - Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:56

Upper Cape Cod news briefs
Attendees will discuss the differences between the various forms of dementia – from Alzheimer's disease to Lewy body dementia and vascular dementia. The presentation will be led by Memory Care Director Alicia Seaver, a memory impairment specialist ...
Wicked Local Bourne - Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:14

Depression combined with diabetes more than doubles dementia risk
However, Dr. Katon and his coauthors observed, “Although underlying causal mechanisms are unclear, one explanation could be that depression and [diabetes] have many shared risk factors for dementia,” including obesity, inflammation, and vascular ...
Family Practice News Digital Network - Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:18

What Dementia Looks Like over Age 95
Subjects with clinical dementia commonly (80%) demonstrate Alzheimer's pathology and frequently have coexisting neurodegenerative and vascular disease. Those without clinical dementia frequently have a variety of neuropathologic features and only 34% ...
HCPLive - Mon, 20 Apr 2015 05:02

Brain food – eat to beat dementia
By now most of us are familiar with the Mediterranean diet argument: that eating like the people of these sun-soaked and olive-oil happy nations is pretty much a sure fire way to maintain optimal health. But, in the wake of first Paleo, and then ...
Longevity LIVE - Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:26

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