New Lessons About Education Levels and Dementia Risk New Lessons About Education Levels and Dementia Risk

A unique study that combined clinical measures of cognition with autopsy findings suggests more education may not protect against dementia or the rate of cognitive decline later in life.Medscape Medical News
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Publication date: 2019Source: NeuroImage: Clinical, Volume 22Author(s): Jan Van den Stock, François-Laurent De Winter, Daphne Stam, Laura Van de Vliet, Yun-An Huang, Eva Dries, Lies Van Assche, Louise Emsell, Filip Bouckaert, Mathieu VandenbulckeAbstractTheory of mind (ToM) refers to the ability to attribute mental states to others. Behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by profound deficits in social cognition, including ToM. We investigate whether bvFTD affects intention attribution tendency while viewing abstract animations and whether this might represent...
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ALZHEIMER ’S disease is a type of dementia, and common symptoms include weight loss, memory loss, and sudden mood changes. But you could also be at risk of Alzheimer’s disease if you have this sign in your eyes. Should you speak to a doctor?
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This study suggests, however, that it may not increase the risk of dementia because many smokers will die before dementia sets in.Medscape Medical News
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Previous studies have described smoking as a modifiable risk factor for the incurable disease. But a new study by the University of Kentucky found smoking does not increase risk of dementia.
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TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 -- After adjusting for the competing risk of death without dementia, smoking is not associated with an increased risk for dementia, according to a study published online March 26 in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. Erin L....
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Publication date: Available online 25 March 2019Source: The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyAuthor(s): Vera A. Vil, Alexander O. Terent’ev, Nick Savidov, Tatyana A. Gloriozova, Vladimir V. Poroikov, Tatyana A. Pounina, Valery M. DembitskyAbstractHydroperoxides (R-OOH) represent a small family of natural metabolites that have been isolated from higher plants, fungi, and marine organisms. This paper is devoted to the distribution of hydroperoxides in plants, fungi and terrestrial fungal endophytes and their biological activity. Hydroperoxides of plants demonstrate a wide range of biological activit...
Source: The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
9 - 11 April 2019, Berlin, Germany. Be it preventive healthcare for dementia using intuitive apps, anonymous hospital hygiene inspections using IoT sensors, or VR applications that let hemiplegic patients live an independent life - new products are being presented by numerous eHealth startups at DMEA.
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Comments on the Use of "Inappropriate" Antidepressants in Older Adults With Dementia and Major Depressive Disorder. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2019 Mar 01;: Authors: Nelson JC PMID: 30904261 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Authors: Creese B, Brooker H, Ismail Z, Wesnes KA, Hampshire A, Khan Z, Megalogeni M, Corbett A, Aarsland D, Ballard C Abstract OBJECTIVE: Mild behavioral impairment (MBI) is a neurobehavioral syndrome characterized by later life emergent neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) that represent an at-risk state for incident cognitive decline and dementia in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). We undertook a study to determine whether MBI was associated with progressive changes in neuropsychological performance in people without significant cognitive impairment. METHODS: A total of 9,931 older adults enrolled in ...
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Erratum to "Altered bile acid profile associates with cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's disease-An emerging role for gut microbiome" [Alzheimer's &Dementia 2019;15:76-92.]. Alzheimers Dement. 2019 Mar 21;: Authors: PMID: 30905591 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Journal of Alzheimers Association - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Alzheimers Dement Source Type: research
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