794 Results for dementia

  1. NAS Report: Evidence ‘Encouraging’ but Inconclusive for Preventing Dementia

    ... could hand their patients a detailed plan on how to avoid cognitive decline and dementia. Perhaps the to-do list would include items such as “Walk 30 minutes five times a week” and “do Sudoku puzzle daily

    • Fitzgerald, Susan
    • Neurology Today
    • July 20, 2017
  2. A Potential Skin Biopsy Biomarker for Differentiating DLB from Other Dementias

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFPhosphorylated alpha-synuclein (p-syn) deposits found in skin nerves and detected through skin biopsy appeared to accurately differentiate dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) from other forms

    • Shaw, Gina
    • Neurology Today
    • September 07, 2017
  3. In the Clinic: Kristine Yaffe, MD, and Claudia Kawas, MD Awarded the Potamkin Prize for Seminal Work on Alzheimer's and Dementia

    ... to the risk for dementia. The two women shared the stage at the 2017 AAN Annual Meeting as recipients of this year's Potamkin Prize for Research in Picks, Alzheimer's, and Related Diseases, sharing the $100,000 award

    • Talan, Jamie
    • Neurology Today
    • May 04, 2017
  4. New AAN Guideline: Clinical Takeaways on MCI

    ... that cholinesterase inhibitors might potentially provide some small benefit. We now have much more evidence that they do not improve cognition or protect MCI patients from conversion to dementia. If clinicians continue ...

    • Samson, Kurt
    • Neurology Today
    • January 11, 2018
  5. Longitudinal Study Finds Vascular Risk Factors in Midlife May Lead to Amyloid Buildup Later in Life

    ... with previous research that found that the same factors that put a person at risk for heart attack and stroke may also increase the risk for dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD). But it's not known whether factors

    • Fitzgerald, Susan
    • Neurology Today
    • May 18, 2017
  6. Is Successful Brain Training Fake News?: Neurologists Parse Out the Messaging for Patients

    ... with prevention.“Many middle-aged and older people want to protect themselves from developing Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia and they will do anything they can to prevent it,” Dr. Bernat said. In that...

    • Fitzgerald, Susan
    • Neurology Today
    • April 06, 2017