Search results for "Dementia"

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Companies love misery?

There is evidence that overweight and obesity contribute to the risk of dementia, much of which is thought to result from cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance, or both.
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Lifestyle interventions could cut Alzheimer's by a third globally

forms of dementia will be important, public health interventions targeted at vascular risk factors (e.g., physical inactivity, smoking, midlife hypertension, midlife obesity, and diabetes), depression, and low educational attainment will
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--new research on Alzheimer's disease

Framingham Heart Study researchers found that risk for dementia was halved in "moderate to heavy exercisers" compared with more sedentary people, while researchers on a separate study found that vitamin D ... Another study found that injecting the
July 2020

Transitional care can be effective, underused

Conversely, an elderly lady with developing dementia who has outlived her family is difficult to assist, he said.
November 2018

Finesse required to treat anxiety in the elderly

Dementia or other forms of cognitive impairment may also be present in patients with anxiety, said Dr. ... Pacala. “This can happen in early dementia, where patients will have insight into their own cognitive issues.
January 2013

'What about the incapacitated surrogate?'

An audience member related the case of a surrogate who herself showed signs of dementia.
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Cardiologists should consider comorbidities, study says

The analysis also revealed the presence of comorbidities such as chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Alzheimer’s disease/dementia, and depression among individuals with these cardiovascular conditions. ... For example, 26.3%
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Phase II trial supports insulin for Alzheimer's

center. The intent-to-treat sample consisted of 104 adults with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (n=64) or mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease (n=40) defined as Clinical Dementia Rating ... Researchers assessed delayed story recall score and the
July 2020

Money, medicine and myopia

Since what we already know would allow us to eliminate fully 80% or more of all chronic disease, heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, dementia, that seems a potentially serious oversight.
July 2020

How reduced regulation by the FDA will save money--except not

In fact, before the final, costly and rather time consuming trial, it looked like it might help patients with mild dementia. ... But it really doesn't help. Because so many people have mild dementia and are desperate for a way to delay or reverse it,
July 2020

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