Treatment with intranasal insulin improved executive function and verbal memory, as well as other measures, in participants with and without type 2 diabetes.
Screening of older adults for falls and cognitive impairment should be routine in primary care; a recent study highlights an intervention that could help.
Patients taking either of the 2 anticoagulants showed no large differences on 4 cognitive test scores at 2 years, according to authors of the GIRAF trial.
A new analysis of the large ASPREE trial found statin use in older adults is not associated in the incidence of dementia or a decline in neurocognitive health.
International Stroke Conference: Adults with dementia are more likely to be infected with COVID-19, but no more likely to die from it vs those without cognitive impairment.
It’s how much cannabis your patients with HIV infection smoke now-not over their lifetime-that appears to affect their cognition.
An association was found between headache or non-migrainous headache and later dementia. Not so for migraine.
A multi-step inflammatory cascade appears to connect hyperglycemia and brain dysfunction.
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Growing evidence suggests a link between obesity and dementia, but risk may be heightened or lowered, depending on age. In this study, early to mid-life obesity was linked with increased risk of later dementia.