Vascular Dementia

Mid-life obesity linked to risk of dementia

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Those who receive an obesity diagnosis in mid-life have a higher chance of developing dementia in later life, a new study suggest. Researchers found that obese people between the ages of 30 to 39 had a 3.5 times higher chance of developing dementia.

Cognitive tests don't differentiate between Alzheimer's, vascular dementia, study finds

Less than 2% of the most common neuropsychological tests can differentiate between Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia, according to a recently published report.