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Neighborhood Disadvantage Tied to Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Cortical thinning partially mediates the association between neighborhood-level disadvantage and cognitive decline

Head Injury Linked to Long-Term Risk for Dementia

Head injury linked to dementia risk in dose-dependent manner, with stronger associations for women, Whites

Women Show Faster Cognitive Decline Than Men

Declines in global cognition and executive function significantly faster for women, despite higher baseline performance

ASA: Retinopathy Linked to Increased Risk for Stroke, Dementia

Dose-dependent relationship seen between severity of retinopathy and all-cause mortality

CNS-Active Polypharmacy Examined in Seniors With Dementia

Most common medication was gabapentin, which was linked to 33.0 percent of polypharmacy-days

Plant Protein Consumption Tied to Lower Risk for Death

Findings for all-cause, cardiovascular, and dementia-related mortality in women

Many Non-Whites Experience Discrimination in Alzheimer Disease Care

Overall, 36, 19, and 18 percent of Black, Hispanic, Asian Americans, respectively, believe discrimination is barrier to receiving care

Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Poorer Brain Health

Higher risk for cognitive decline, vascular dementia, Alzheimer disease seen with high blood glucose

Sleep Deficiency, Disturbance Tied to Higher Dementia Risk

Older adults followed for five years with poor-quality sleep had higher risk for dementia, earlier death

Dementia Risk Up in Men With Genetic Mutation for Hemochromatosis

Male p.C282Y homozygotes have lower T2* measures on brain MRI in areas including the putamen, thalamus, hippocampus