Later-life risk factors associated with 10-year incident dementia included antihypertensive use (protective), diabetes, atrial fibrillation and stroke from age 80.
Risk factors differ based on sex and race and ethnicity.
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Immediate and lasting reductions were seen in the share of patients receiving hospice care with the Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia code.
The test is indicated for patients 55 years and older who present with cognitive impairment and are being evaluated for Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline.
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Serum lutein+zeaxanthin and β-cryptoxanthin levels were inversely associated with incident all-cause dementia.
Treatments based on cognitive behavioral therapies may reduce depressive symptoms, but evidence is lacking for their effect on anxiety.
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