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Coronary Heart Disease, Especially With Early Onset, Linked to Dementia

Younger age of onset linked to higher risks for incident all-cause dementia, Alzheimer disease, vascular dementia

Food Insecurity in Seniors Linked to Increased Risk for Dementia

Lower memory levels and faster age-related memory decline also seen in association with low, very low food security

Cardiac 18F-Dopamine PET Can Predict Lewy Body Diseases

All nine LBD+ participants had low 18F-dopamine-derived radioactivity before or at the time of diagnosis of central LBD

Earlier Onset of A-Fib Linked to Risk of Developing All-Cause Dementia

Younger age at a-fib onset linked to increased risks of all-cause and vascular dementia, Alzheimer disease

Neighborhood Greenspace, Income Linked to White Matter Grade

Combination of lower neighborhood income and lower greenspace may be risk factor for worsening white matter grade on MRI

High BP Visit-to-Visit Variability Linked to Dementia Risk in Late Life

Higher blood pressure variability not associated with higher lifetime dementia risk at age 60, 70, or 80 years

Dementia Incidence Increased With Termination of Metformin

Association largely independent of changes in hemoglobin A1c and insulin usage

Higher Triglyceride Levels Linked to Lower Dementia Risk

Similar findings seen in a subcohort of participants with APOE-ε4 genetic data and in external validation cohort

High Risk for Psychiatric Disorders Seen Before Dementia Diagnosis

Findings consistent regardless of dementia subtype

Adult ADHD Linked to Increased Risk for Dementia

Presence of adult ADHD significantly linked to increased dementia risk in unadjusted and adjusted analyses