It’s ‘never too late’ to prevent or delay dementia, international commission claims
Jul 31, 2020
Up to 40% of dementia cases could be thwarted by modifying 12 key risk factors, according to a report by the Lancet Commission. Many of these factors can be tackled late in life, the authors say.
Clinical Briefs for Friday, June 5
Jun 04, 2020
Sit-to-stand study improved body weight, but not physical function in residents … Low-dose aspirin does not prevent depression in healthy older adults … Mouth bacteria can infect brain cells, supporting...
C. diff therapy put in doubt
Sep 01, 2013
Probiotics are not effective in preventing diarrhea associated with Clostridium difficile, according to a large study that calls into question previous findings.
Getting older, but better
Aug 01, 2013
A friend who has spent a lifetime studying Alzheimer’s disease once offered this double-edged advice: If you can make it all the way to age 90, there’s a good chance you’ll avoid the...
Rate of dementia has declined dramatically, but not in nursing homes, study finds
Jul 17, 2013
The rate of seniors developing dementia decreased by nearly a quarter over the last 20 years in England and Wales, although the percentage of nursing home residents with dementia increased, according to...
Maybe the 90s are the new 80s
Jul 12, 2013
A friend who has spent a lifetime studying Alzheimer’s disease once offered this double-edged observation: Once you make it to age 90, your odds of avoiding the disease dramatically improve.