Diagnosis and treatment of dementia: 1. Risk assessment and primary prevention of Alzheimer disease
- Postmenopausal estrogen may prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease. Paganini-Hill, A.; Henderson, V. W. // Geriatrics;Apr97, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p102
Deals with the reports of the study from University of Southern California, Los Angeles, that estrogen replacement therapy may prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in postmenopausal women. How the study was conducted; Findings on the risk of AD and related dementia.
- Mid life modifiable risk factors for late life Alzheimer's disease. Sen, Chetana; Chatterjee, Krishnarpan // Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology;Jan2014, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p138
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "A cross-sectional study on thyroid status in North Indian elderly outpatients with dementia," by R. Agarwal, S. Kushwara, and N. Chhillar which appeared in issue 2013: 16 is presented.
- Alzheimer's prevention. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Nov2015, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p7
The article offers some steps that may help one chart a path toward cognitive resilience. Topics discussed include the importance of healthy diet,, regular exercise and not smoking, the importance of getting high blood pressure under control to reduce mild cognitive impairment (MCI) risk and the...
- Alzheimer's Disease Risk And Food Intake. // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;2010, Issue 104, p4
The article focuses on a study, which identified certain food combinations associated with the risk of Alzheimer's disease, published in the 2010 issue of the journal "Archives of Neurology."
- Mediterranean diet may reduce Alzheimer's risk. Psaltopoulou, Theodora; Sergentanis, Theodoros N. // Evidence Based Medicine;Dec2015, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p202
The article presents a study which examined the effects of a Mediterranean diet on age-related cognitive decline. In the study conducted in Barcelona, Spain, the participants were randomised to a Mediterranean diet with extra virgin olive oil, a Mediterranean diet with mixed nuts, and a control...
- What's the best test for early detection of memory decline? // Podiatry Review;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p14
The article discusses a study regarding Food for the Brain's online Cognitive Function Test (CFT), which found that it can provide accurate measurement that indicates risk of Alzheimer's Disease. It says that the advantage of the CFT is its being free and digital, while its disadvantage is...
- Reducing Iron, Adding Antioxidants May Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease. Dye, D. // Life Extension;Jul2012, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p3
The article reports on research which was conducted by researcher Othman Ghribi, was reported in a 2012 issue of the "Journal Of Alzheimer's Disease" and found that decreasing iron levels and supplementing with antioxidants could help protect the brain from changes related to the development of...
- What is Alzheimer's disease? // Podiatry Review;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p10
The article discusses Alzheimer's disease which is the most common cause of dementia and is affecting thousands of people in Great Britain. It states that no single factor has been identified as a cause of the disease and people affected with this disease have a shortage of acetylcholine in...
- Epidemiological of and risk factors for Alzheimer's disease: A review. Povova, Jana; Ambroz, Petr; Bar, Michal; Pavukova, Veronika; Sery, Omar; Tomaskova, Hana; Janout, Vladimir // Biomedical Papers of the Medical Faculty of Palacky University i;Jun2012, Vol. 156 Issue 2, p108
Background. Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. It is a degenerative, incurable and terminal disease. The increasing prevalence of AD is, among other reasons, due to population aging, which is, to a certain extent, seen worldwide. Continuous advances in health care keep...