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Poststroke Cognitive Impairment Common

In some cases, cognitive impairment is reversible, but up to one-third of individuals with stroke develop dementia within five years

Regular Internet Use in Late Adulthood May Protect Against Dementia

Regular use cut risk in half regardless of educational attainment, race'ethnicity, sex, and generation

Use of Hearing Aids Reduces Dementia Risk in Those With Hearing Loss

Risk for all-cause dementia increased for those with hearing loss without hearing aids, but not for those with hearing aid use

Phototherapy May Aid Cognitive Function With Dementia

However, no significant improvement seen for behavioral and psychological symptoms, sleep

Air Pollution Tied to Risk for Dementia

Trend seen for fine particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, and nitrogen oxide, but not ozone

Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Risk for Dementia

Individuals with a higher adherence to a Mediterranean diet had up to 23 percent lower risk for dementia, regardless of genetic risk

Diabetes Plus Tooth Loss Tied to Worse Cognition

Faster cognitive decline seen for older adults with both conditions

Risk for Dementia Increased With Low Bone Mineral Density

Participants with lower bone mineral density at femoral neck more likely to develop all-cause dementia, Alzheimer disease during follow-up

Readmission Rates, Episode Costs Increased for Patients With Dementia

Cost of 30-day readmission and total 30-day episode costs higher for patients with Alzheimer disease and related dementias

Risk for Neurodegenerative Disease Increased for Soccer Players

Increased risk seen for Alzheimer disease and other dementias, but no increase seen for motor neuron disease or Parkinson disease