Alzheimer's Association International Conference

Healio brings you the highlights from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AAIC, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Educational interventions help clinicians improve care of patients with cognitive decline, dementia

July 30, 2019
Educational interventions provided several ways for clinicians to enhance the care they provide to their patients with cognitive decline and…
In the Journals

Exercise may help protect against Alzheimer’s disease progression

July 17, 2019
Greater engagement in physical activity and lower vascular risk appeared to have protective effects on delaying the progression of Alzheimer’s…
Meeting News

Vitamin D deficiency linked to mild cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s

July 16, 2019
Vitamin D deficiency was linked to lower scores on the Mini-Mental State Exam when compared with vitamin D normal range among outpatients with…
Meeting News

LGBT adults at increased risk for subjective cognitive decline

July 16, 2019
Higher rates of subjective cognitive decline were found among the LGBT vs. cisgender heterosexual counterparts, according to study results presented…
Meeting News

Sleep medications tied to slightly higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease in women

July 16, 2019
Women who took sleep medications were at a slightly higher risk for Alzheimer's disease, according to findings from a Utah-based cohort released at…
In the JournalsPerspective

Healthy lifestyle choices may counter genetic risk for dementia

July 16, 2019
A healthy lifestyle was associated with a lower risk for dementia, even among older adults with a high genetic risk, according to data simultaneously…
Meeting News

Frequent sleep medication use tied to long-term dementia risk

July 15, 2019
Research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference revealed that frequent use of sleep medications may increase the…
Meeting News

Female veterans with alcohol use disorder at increased risk for dementia

July 15, 2019
Older female veterans with alcohol use disorder were three times more likely to develop dementia than women without alcohol use disorder, according…
Meeting News

More proof that healthy lifestyle reduces cognitive impairment, dementia risk

July 15, 2019
Compared to nonsmokers, quitters and minimal stable smokers did not have an increased risk. for cognitive decline, according to study results…
Meeting News

Impaired senses may increase risk for dementia, Alzheimer’s disease

July 15, 2019
Patients who had a fusion of difficulties seeing, hearing and smelling were at increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, according to…
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