In the study, the app was used with 527 general medicine inpatients (mean age, 80 years; 35% with pre-existing dementia) by 399 clinicians for two days each.
An exercise training program improved physical fitness but did not slow cognitive impairment in people with mild to moderate dementia, a randomized controlled trial found. ... Moderate to high intensity aerobic and strength exercise cannot be recommended
There is no proven intervention for preventing late-life dementia, according to four systematic reviews examining trials of various interventions. ... help prevent dementia in patients who did not have it when the studies were done.
symptoms. As with other atypical antipsychotics, the medication contains a boxed warning about the increased risk of death associated with the use of these drugs to treat older people with
There are health care guidelines that really don't fit the dementia population. ... DuBeau said. “It has to start way back, before dementia care is necessary.
A change from the term “mental retardation” to “intellectual disability.” A new “risk syndromes” category to identify earlier stages of mental disorders, including dementia.
This substudy of the ACCORD trial included 2,977 patients with type 2 diabetes, a hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) of at least 7.5%, and no evidence of cognitive impairment or dementia
with dementia-related psychosis.
daily living, dementia, delirium risk, short midarm circumference, and malnutrition.
According to moderate-quality evidence, statins did not appear to increase incidence of dementia or mild cognitive impairment or change global cognitive scores, executive function, declarative memory, processing speed or visuoperception.