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Dementia Risk Score Linked to MRI Markers of Brain Atrophy

Higher scores on Lifestyle for Brain Health index linked to higher volumes of white matter hyperintensities, lower scores for cognitive function

Cognitively Stimulating Jobs May Lower Risk for Dementia

Higher cognitive stimulation at work linked to lower levels of proteins that inhibit CNS axonogenesis and synaptogenesis

Widespread Pain Tied to Dementia, Alzheimer Disease, Stroke

After adjustment for multiple variables, widespread pain appeared to increase subsequent risk

Long-Term Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter Linked to Dementia

Sixteen percent increased hazard of dementia seen with each 1-µg/m3 increase in the moving average of 10-year PM2.5

Plasma Amyloid-Beta at Midlife Linked to Later MCI, Dementia

Midlife measurements of plasma amyloid-beta may predict risk for mild cognitive impairment, dementia in late life

Global Dementia Cases Projected to Top 152 Million in 2050

Increases in cases mainly due to population growth and aging, with relative importance of these factors varying by region

Relapse Risk for Psychosis in Dementia Lower With Continued Pimavanserin

Findings seen in double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled discontinuation trial that was stopped early for efficacy

Global Prevalence of Young-Onset Dementia Examined

Worldwide, an estimated 3.9 million people aged 30 to 64 years are living with young-onset dementia

Late-Life Cognitive Activity May Delay Dementia

Taking up reading, puzzles, and games even in one's 80s may provide cognitive protection

AAN Presents Ethical Considerations Relating to Dementia Care

Timely anticipatory planning in early dementia is crucial to preserve autonomy over future decisions and to reduce caregiver strain