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FRIDAY, April 3, 2020 -- The coronavirus pandemic will put extra stress on caregivers of loved ones with dementias, so the Alzheimer's Foundation of America offers some advice. " Reducing stress is always important for caregivers, and even more so...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
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Source: Journal of Mental Health - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractIt has been accepted that kidney function is connected with brain activity. In clinical studies, chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients have been found to be prone to suffering cognitive decline and Alzheimer ’s disease (AD). The cognitive function of CKD patients may improve after kidney transplantation. All these indicators show a possible link between kidney function and dementia. However, little is known about the mechanism behind the relation of CKD and AD. This review discusses the associations b etween CKD and AD from the perspective of the pathophysiology of the kidney and complications and/or concomit...
Source: Metabolic Brain Disease - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Our study results corroborate earlier findings that the CSF tool is of added value to the diagnostic workup in daily clinical practice outside tertiary referral centers. CSF levels can best be used in patients under 66 years of age. Given the limited use of this tool in settings outside research facilities, we recommend that the usefulness of CSF biomarkers is studied in a multicenter study. When in the future CSF levels can be reliably measured in plasma, this may become even more relevant. PMID: 32224618 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Our findings provide further support that MCI reversion to normal cognitive functioning as well as re-transitioning to MCI is fairly common, suggesting that the MCI trajectory does not necessarily lead straight to dementia. Additionally, assessment of factors associated with reversion can aid clinicians to make accurate MCI progression prognosis. PMID: 32224608 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord Source Type: research
Authors: Almeida-Meza P, Steptoe A, Cadar D Abstract BACKGROUND: In the current climate of an ageing population, it is imperative to identify preventive measures for dementia. AIMS: We implemented a multifaceted index of cognitive reserve markers and investigated dementia incidence over 15 years of follow-up in a representative sample of the English population. METHOD: Data were 12 280 participants aged ≥50 years from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing, free from dementia at their baseline assessments during wave 1 (2002-2003), 3 (2006-2007) or 4 (2008-2009), and followed up until wave 8 (2016-2017...
Source: The British Journal of Psychiatry for Mental Science - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Br J Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: OAB is the most common lower urinary tract symptom in LBD often associated with detrusor overactivity, and less frequently voiding difficulties sometimes associated to prostatism. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: 3. PMID: 32224094 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Progres en Urologie - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Prog Urol Source Type: research
Authors: Khosravi S, Harner ME Abstract Mitochondria perform a plethora of functions in various cells of different tissues. Their architecture differs remarkably, for instance in neurons versus steroidogenic cells. Furthermore, aberrant mitochondrial architecture results in mitochondrial dysfunction. This indicates strongly that mitochondrial architecture and function are intimately linked. Therefore, a deep knowledge about the determinants of mitochondrial architecture and their function on a molecular level is of utmost importance. In the past decades, various proteins and protein complexes essential for formatio...
Source: Biological Chemistry - Category: Chemistry Tags: Biol Chem Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Raimundo Nonato Campos-Sousa, Icaro Araújo de Sousa, Kelson James Almeida, Inácio Augusto Dias de Castro, Marconi Cosme Soares de Oliveira-Filho, Elizabeth M.A.B. Quagliato
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
THURSDAY, April 2, 2020 -- Before the COVID-19 outbreak, Annette Adams-Brown's 87-year-old mother was an avid follower of TV news. Now Adams-Brown has to channel-surf for a less stressful pastime. Her mother, Bertha, has dementia, and each time she...
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