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Neuropsychiatric symptoms common in predementia, cognitive decline

August 4, 2016
Neuropsychiatric symptoms occur frequently in predementia clinical states, as well as subjective cognitive decline and mild cognitive impairment…
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New symptom checklist may support earlier Alzheimer's diagnosis

August 3, 2016
Researchers presenting at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2016 in Toronto, introduced a new condition known as Mild…
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Mental stimulation may counteract negative effects of Western diet on cognition

August 2, 2016
An association between poor diet and cognitive decline was found only in individuals with low indicators of cognitive reserve, according to data…
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Men more commonly misdiagnosed with Alzheimer's disease than women

July 29, 2016
Many men are not accurately diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease during their lifetime, according to data presented at the Alzheimer’s…
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Smell test may be early predictor of dementia, Alzheimer's disease

July 28, 2016
Odor identification testing may detect cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, according to evidence from two studies presented at the…
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Researchers find association between retinal nerve fiber layer thinning, poor cognition

July 28, 2016
Patients who scored abnormally on any one cognition test had a thinner retinal nerve fiber layer thickness compared with patients who did not score…
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AAIC data: Cognitive training reduces dementia risk by 48%

July 26, 2016
Speed processing training significantly reduced risk for dementia among older adults, according to longitudinal data presented at the…
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Antipsychotic dose reduction effective in long-term care residents with dementia

July 26, 2016
Data presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference indicated deprescribing antipsychotics among long-term care residents…
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Annual wellness visits often a missed opportunity for cognitive assessment

July 26, 2016
PCPs should make a greater effort to identify Medicare patients who regularly skip annual wellness visits, otherwise they represent a missed…
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WHO: Prevention tops list of dementia research priorities

July 26, 2016
Reducing risk for dementia was among the highest global research priorities, according to findings presented at the Alzheimer’s Association…
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