Search results for "Dementia"

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A dementia risk score specific to patients with type 2 diabetes was derived and validated by a recent study. ... Patients with the lowest scores had a 10-year dementia risk of 5.3% compared to 73.3% in the highest-risk group.
August 2013


Patients who started taking benzodiazepines after age 65 had a greater risk of developing dementia than those who never used the drugs, a study found. ... regularly. About 24% (n=253) of all patients developed dementia, including 30 benzodiazepine users
October 2012

Help elderly patients catch their zzz's

Sleep disruptions contribute to high caregiver burden. They are the leading cause of institutionalization of patients with dementia. ... In general, though, the causes of sleep problems in dementia patients are usually horses, not zebras.
January 2021


AF and cognitive impairment or dementia in a broader population, including patients with or without a history of stroke. ... for vascular dementia (RR, 1.72; 95% CI, 1.27 to 2.32).
March 2013


Antipsychotics are associated with a modestly increased risk for myocardial infarction (MI) in older patients also taking cholinesterase inhibitors for dementia, according to a new study. ... antipsychotics. The goal of the study was to determine the
April 2012

New thinking about Alzheimer's diagnosis

impairment (MCI), said Zaldy Tan, MD, FACP, medical director of the University of California, Los Angeles, Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program. ... We know that cardiovascular risk factors are tied to progression of MCI to dementia, as well as
November 2019


found. Researchers conducted a parallel-group, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study, the Health Technology Assessment Study of the Use of Antidepressants for Depression in Dementia (HTA-SADD), in patients using ... concluded. “This
July 2011


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November 2010

Finances can offer clues to cognitive problems

The study also examined the timing between the adverse financial events and a dementia diagnosis. ... In addition, these patterns were unique for dementias versus other medical conditions, including arthritis, glaucoma, myocardial infarction, and hip
May 2022


Patients who developed dementia were older and had more comorbidity than patients who did not develop dementia. ... 2. DS. 2. -VASc scores, which suggests that microembolization might be a cause of dementia in AF patients, the authors noted.
October 2017

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