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Docs struggle with making MCI diagnoses, 2022 Alzheimer’s report finds
Mar 23, 2022
Less than half of primary care physicians surveyed report being comfortable diagnosing mild cognitive impairment that’s due to Alzheimer’s disease. Fully 90% told researchers that it is “hard...
Prediction model for brain age may help detect cognitive decline
Jul 01, 2021
Greater differences between predicted age based on brain MRI and actual age seen in those with amnestic MCI versus healthy controls
Exercise may keep mild cognitive impairment from advancing to dementia
Nov 13, 2020
Study participants who began a weekly exercise routine after diagnosis with MCI had an 11% lower risk of progressing to Alzheimer’s when compared with people who did not exercise at all, a new study...
Evaluation and treatment of depression may reverse memory and cognitive difficulties
Mar 28, 2018
Measuring neuropsychiatric symptoms such as depression, anxiety, agitation and irritability can help predict who will develop mild cognitive impairment, and who will progress to dementia or revert back...
Identifying problem-solving deficits can help slow Alzheimer’s progression, study finds
Sep 11, 2012
Identifying traits of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) a condition that frequently precedes Alzheimer’s can help families and clinicians get an earlier jump on Alzheimer’s treatments, a study...
Improving care for cognitively impaired residents the focus of April 24 McKnight’s webcast
Apr 10, 2012
Providers can learn how to better handle one of their most challenging caregiving categories — cognitively impaired residents — by tuning in to a free McKnight’s webcast April 24.