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Patients Can Take Steps to Slow Mental Decline
Mild cognitive impairment may be slowed through exercise, mental activity, healthy diet and other measures
Better Sleep for a Stronger Mind
Dementia risk may be higher in elderly sleep apnea patients who do not get enough deep sleep
Without Proper Control, Diabetes May Lead to Mental Decline
Diabetes patients diagnosed in middle age faced raised cognitive decline risk later
Coffee Buzz May Keep Minds Sharp
Coffee consumption may lower risk of Alzheimer disease
Many Dementia Patients Were Never Screened
Dementia patients who were married were much more likely to have been screened than those who were single
Treatment for Irregular Heartbeat May Raise Dementia Risk
Overtreatment with warfarin and antiplatelets tied to raised dementia risk in atrial fibrillation patients
Vitamin B Did Not Improve Thinking or Memory
B vitamin treatment did not improve cognitive function in elderly patients with raised homocysteine levels
Brain Trauma May Raise Dementia Risk
Traumatic brain injury patients were more likely to develop dementia than patients with other injuries
High Blood Pressure May Prompt Mental Decline
Prehypertension and hypertension in midlife may raise the risk of later cognitive decline
Stress and Personality May Predict Dementia in Women
Dementia related to Alzheimers disease possibly driven by neurosis and long term stress
Anxiety Treatment May Lead to Alzheimer's Later
Extended benzodiazepine use associated with higher risk of Alzheimers disease
Some Medicines for Dementia Patients May Not Help
Medications with questionable benefits had substantial costs