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March 15th 2023
Perceived stress and cognitive performance are independently associated. Stress can also increase the risk of worsening cognition.
Artificial Intelligence Tool Reflects Risk of Cognitive Decline, Alzheimer Disease Based on Brain AgeJanuary 18th 2023
The model can predict the chronological ages of cognitively normal participants with an average absolute error of 2.3 years, which is about 1 year more accurate than an existing model.
Study: Black Adults Experienced Early Signs of Brain Aging Faster Than Other Racial, Ethnic Minority GroupsDecember 6th 2022
White adults in their midlife showed slower brain aging than Black and Latinx individuals, but between mid- and late life, they showed increased signs of aging.
Thiazolidinedione May Reduce Risk of All-Cause Dementia in Adults with Type 2 DiabetesOctober 18th 2022
Patients with type 2 diabetes may lower their risk of developing severe neurological disorders like Alzheimer disease by taking certain anti-diabetic medications alongside daily insulin.
Study Results Show Moderate Drinking May Cause Cognitive DeclineJuly 19th 2022
Data indicate that consumption of 7 or more units of alcohol per week is associated with higher iron levels in the brain, which has been linked to Alzheimer and Parkinson diseases.
Study: Burden of Alzheimer as High in Community Population as in Nursing Home ResidentsMay 6th 2022
Statistics indicate possible benefit of home-based palliative care interventions, according to study results from the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute.
Faster Accumulation of Cardiovascular Risk Factors Linked to Increased Dementia RiskApril 25th 2022
Conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity may have a significant impact on the likelihood of developing cognitive decline, dementia, and Alzheimer disease.
Study Finds Self-Administered Cognition Test Can Predict Early Signs of Dementia SoonerDecember 8th 2021
Although the test does not definitively diagnose problems such as Alzheimer disease, it helps physicians get a baseline of their patients’ cognitive functioning.
Gerontological Society of America Releases Study on Cost of Alzheimer DiseaseNovember 11th 2021
The report also describes the benefits of interventions at the family, individual, institutional, organizational, and policy levels and differentiates AD from other types of dementia.