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Exercise Lowers Mortality for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Good CV Health Metrics From Midlife May Lower Dementia Risk

Dementia risk significantly lower for those with intermediate, ideal level of behavioral cardiovascular health in midlife and late life

No Change Seen in Trends of Dementia in Black, White Adults in U.S.

From 2000 to 2016, hazard ratios comparing Black and White participants ranged from about 1.4 to 1.8

COVID-19 Infection Higher Among Support Staff Than Doctors

Residential Care Community Characteristics Vary by Dementia Prevalence

Higher prevalence of depression, need for assistance with activities of daily living seen for high proportion of residents with dementia

12/2 -- Years Before Diagnosis

Alzheimer Disease Tied to Adverse Financial Events

Adverse financial events seen years before diagnosis and become more prevalent after diagnosis

Unos somníferos potentes se vinculan con caídas y fracturas en los pacientes con demencia

Higher Doses of Z-Drugs Pose Risks for Dementia Patients

Risks for fracture, falls, ischemic stroke increased in patients with dementia prescribed higher doses of Z-drugs

Eli Lilly Antibody Drug Could Prevent COVID Hospitalizations: Study

Cognitive Disorders More Common in People Admitted for COVID-19

Genetic variations may put some individuals at higher risk for severe infection

Rural Medicare beneficiaries with Alzheimer disease and related dementia spend more time in nursing homes

Rural Patients With Alzheimer Disease Have Shorter Survival

Rural versus urban patients also spend more time in nursing homes, receive less home health care
More daytime noise exposure may increase the risk for poorer late-life cognition and risk for dementia

Daytime Noise Tied to Higher Dementia Risk

More daytime noise tied to 30 percent higher risk for mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer disease
For older adults

Social Activity Tied to Integrity of Brain Structure in Older Adults

Greater integrity of gray matter seen on brain MRI in older adults with higher levels of social engagement
Apathy is associated with an increased risk for developing probable dementia for community-dwelling older adults

Apathy in Older Adults May Signal Risk for Developing Dementia

Risk for developing probable dementia increased in association with severe versus low apathy