Alzheimer's Disease

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Traumatic Brain Injury Linked with Accelerated Alzheimer's Risk
eMediNexus, 14 November 2020
#Business And Medicine #Emergency Medicine #Neurology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pharmacist

Patients with a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI) have an increased risk for dementia-related pathology, including more am ...MORE

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Leisure Activity and Dementia Risk
eMediNexus, 30 October 2020
#Neurology #Pharmacist #Psychiatry #Public Health

Participating in leisure activities at the age of 56 was found not to beassociated with less dementia risk 18 years later in the ...MORE

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Journal Updates
Apathy a 'Prodrome' of Dementia
eMediNexus, 21 October 2020
#Neurology #Pharmacist #Psychiatry

A lack of interest in usual activities in older adults could be an early sign of dementia, suggests new research.

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Additional Evidence for Cognitive Benefits with Metformin in Type 2 Diabetes
eMediNexus, 24 September 2020
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Neurology #Pharmacist #Psychiatry

In older patients with diabetes, use of metformin was found to be associated with slower cognitive decline and reduced risk of d ...MORE

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Antidepressants for Dementia Prevention
eMediNexus, 21 September 2020
#Internal Medicine #Neurology #Pharmacist #Psychiatry

Treatment with the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) escitalopram tends to decrease amyloid-beta-42 (Aβ42) leve ...MORE

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Long, Frequent Naps Can Predict Alzheimer''s Dementia
eMediNexus, 31 August 2020
#Emergency Medicine #Neurology #Psychiatry #Public Health

Longer, more frequent naps during daytime in elderly adults appear to predict a higher risk of incident Alzheimers dementia over ...MORE

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