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Apathy Associated With Increased Risk for Dementia

Apathy is associated with an increased risk for incident dementia in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and isolated subjective cognitive concerns, according to research published in JAMA Psychiatry. Researchers noted that, “Apathy deserves more attention as...

Lack of Sleep Common for Dementia Caregivers

More than 90 percent of people caring for a family member with dementia experience poor sleep, according to new research by the University at Buffalo School of Nursing. The study found that most participants got less than...

Antihypertensive Therapy May Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Antihypertensive therapy to lower elevated blood pressure (BP) decreases the risk for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in older adults, and the benefits may be gained by several different drug classes, new research shows. Debate...

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