Investigators questioned whether cognitive tests could predict driving ability in people with Alzheimer disease and mild cognitive impairment.
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Controversy Continues Regarding PPI Use and Dementia
A dementia expert addresses current controversies on proton pump inhibitors.
Updated Key to the Diagnosis of Dementia
Alzheimer disease—or dementia with Lewy bodies? Recently revised consensus criteria can help you solve this diagnostic dilemma.
Does Metformin Increase Dementia Risk?
Here is evidence that metformin, especially at high doses and for long periods, is associated with increased risk for neurodegenerative diseases and dementia.
Impact of Music Therapy on Alzheimer Symptoms
Medications to treat dementia can improve behavioral symptoms, but have risks. Music therapy, however, offers a low-cost, nonpharmacological option.
Neurological Disorders: Language & Behavior Issues
Studies discussed include neuropsychiatric symptoms leading to mild cognitive impairment and gesture comprehension and language in children with autism.
Aging and Dementia: AAN 2017
Studies examined the impact of blood pressure trajectories on dementia risk and explored the relationship between sleep apnea and Aβ accumulations.
5 New Neurology Technologies
From the first hand-held vagus nerve stimulator for episodic cluster headache to a TMS therapy system for depression, we highlight 5 new technologies.
Sauna Bathing and Dementia Risk
Although sauna bathing can be beneficial in cardiovascular disease, how does the practice impact dementia and Alzheimer disease?
Impact of Marijuana on Cerebral Blood Flow
Could marijuana use increase the risk of developing Alzheimer disease?
Alzheimer Disease: Amyloid Burden & Loneliness
Is loneliness predictive of preclinical Alzheimer disease? Dr. Lazzara discusses a study of cortical amyloid burden and loneliness in older adults.
Mild Cognitive Impairment: Impact of Exercise
Dr. Lazzara reports on a study examining the effects of exercise on the cognitive function of older adults with mild cognitive impairment.
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