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Dementia With Lewy Bodies Risk Down With α-1 Adrenergic Receptor Antagonists

Risk for developing DLB was lower for men newly started on Tz/Dz/Az compared with those taking tamsulosin or 5ARI

First Responders With More Debris Exposure Have Higher Risk of Early Dementia

Findings among World Trade Center responders and incidence of dementia at <65 years of age

4.0 Percent of Seniors Had Received Dementia Diagnosis in 2022

Increase in percentage with dementia diagnosis seen with increasing age; decrease with increasing education level

Tau PET Performs Well in Predicting Dementia in Individuals With MCI

Tau positron emission tomography predicts all-cause dementia and Alzheimer disease dementia

The 5-Cog Paradigm Improves Diagnosis, Management of Dementia

Threefold improvement seen in dementia care actions with 5-Cog paradigm, a culturally adept, cognitive detection tool

FDA Advisors Support New Alzheimer’s Drug

By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 11, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted unanimously on Monday to...

Preeclampsia Linked to Increased Risk for Young-Onset Dementia

Even higher risk for young-onset dementia seen for preeclampsia before 34 weeks of gestation or superimposed on chronic HTN

Warning Letters Can Reduce Quetiapine Overprescribing

Letters reduce quetiapine use among nursing home patients, community-dwelling patients with dementia

Risk for Adverse Outcomes Increased With Antipsychotic Use in Dementia

Risks increased for stroke, venous thromboembolism, myocardial infarction, heart failure, fracture, pneumonia, acute kidney injury

Delirium Increases Risk for Subsequent Death, Dementia in Older Adults

Dose-response association seen with higher risk for each additional delirium episode