High-intensity exercise is key to ward off dementia

Jennifer J Heisz, a researcher at McMaster University, has shown that physical activity lowers dementia risk as much as genetics, and that the intensity of your workout matters.
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DEMENTIA can be tricky to pick up on in the earliest stages. However, mounting research indicates a certain time of day when symptoms may be more noticeable. What time do you need to be on full alert?
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CONCLUSIONS: Individually customized, multicomponent exercise programs lead to improved levels of cognitive function, depression, and quality of life, especially among those who are more frail. PMID: 33029968 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Clinical Neurology - Category: Neurology Tags: J Clin Neurol Source Type: research
Conclusion: SLT induces relaxation of rat isolated tail artery through endothelium-independent mechanisms. The SLT-induced vasodilatation appeared to be jointly meditated by blockages of extracellular Ca2+ influx via receptor-gated and voltage-gated Ca2+ channels and inhibition of the release of Ca2+ from the sarcoplasmic reticulum. PMID: 33029174 [PubMed]
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
In conclusion, in this database study of elderly patients coded with NAFLD no independent association with incident dementia was detected. Risk assessment regarding dementia in patients with NAFLD should be carried out in the same way as for metabolic burdened patients.
Source: Digestive Diseases and Sciences - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 8 October 2020Source: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck DiseasesAuthor(s): H.J. Jung, J.Y. Lee, Y.-S. Choi, H.G. Choi, J.H. Wee
Source: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2020 -- Patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) are more likely to develop vascular dementia and nonvascular dementia compared with controls without diabetes, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the European...
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CONCLUSIONS: Findings provide a novel understanding of ARND prevalence in a previously understudied area, although the prevalence estimate is conservative and should be interpreted cautiously for reasons discussed. Findings also highlight an inconsistency between diagnoses presented in nosological systems (e.g., International Classification of Diseases-10th Revision) and those used in practice and therefore a need to evaluate novel diagnostic conceptualizations of alcohol-related neurocognitive impairment. PMID: 33028471 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs - Category: Addiction Tags: J Stud Alcohol Drugs Source Type: research
Dementia risk did not differ by general, regional anesthesia in seniors undergoing elective surgery
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Psychiatry, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news
This report summarizes the discussion and recommendations from a working group convened by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to evaluate the state of the field in VCID research, identify research priorities, and foster collaborations. As discussed in this report, advances in understanding the biological mechanisms of VCID across the wide spectrum of pathologies, chronic systemic comorbidities, and other risk factors may lead to potential prevention and new treatment strategies to decrease the burden of dementia. Better understanding of the social d...
Source: The Journal of Alzheimers Association - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Alzheimers Dement Source Type: research
Conditions:   Pain;   Opioid Use;   Dementia;   Unconscious;   Ventilator Lung Intervention:   Device: PMD200 Sponsor:   Medasense Biometrics Ltd Not yet recruiting
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