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Among people over 65, Blacks had a higher rate of dementia, while Latinos had a higher rate of mild cognitive impairment.
People with NAFLD who had heart disease or had a stroke had higher rates of dementia.
Of two proteins found in those with Alzheimer’s disease, one, called tau, proliferates more often in women, and certain younger individuals.
An uncommon gene mutation linked with Alzheimer’s that starts at age 40 is found in several generations of one family in Sweden.
Alzheimer’s advocates laud the approval of Aduhelm, but experts raise questions about its effectiveness and cost.
In a well-insured cohort of older people with HIV, antiretroviral treatment didn’t offset the risk for dementia.
Negative thinkers, age 55 and older, are more likely to experience declines in cognition and memory.
Women will account for nearly two thirds of people with Alzheimer’s and related dementias and bear most of the costs.
Frequent assessments of folks 65 and older may help doctors better identify mild cognitive issues and enable earlier treatment.
Findings show that folks in their 20s and 30s with above-normal blood pressure may develop dementia or suffer a stroke later in life.
To find an effective cure for Alzheimer’s, research must more accurately reflect the diversity of the U.S. population.
Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) may account for half of Alzheimer’s cases, according to a review of three recent studies.
As the U.S. population grows, minority groups will see the highest rise in dementias.
Pregnancy, estrogen and age at first menstruation are some factors that factor into woman’s risk for developing this progressive disease.
Moving to music offers physical and mental benefits.
New studies shed light on why African Americans are twice as likely as whites to develop the most common form of dementia.
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