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    High fitness may slash dementia risk, study says

    Thursday, March 15, 2018 -- A new study from Sweden asks whether the level of physical fitness at middle age could influence women's risk of developing dementia later in life.

    Study shows clear connection between cardiovascular fitness in middle age and dementia risk

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018 -- Women who have a high cardiovascular fitness in middle age have a risk of developing dementia when older that is almost 90 percent lower than among women in average physical condition, according to a study published in the journal Neurology.

    Study reveals reduced risk of dementia for physically fit women

    Thursday, March 15, 2018 -- Middle aged women with high physical fitness are 90% less likely to develop dementia in the future, according to a recent study.

    Dementia Risk Triples with Diabetes and Depression: Study

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018 -- In the past, research has shown that the development of dementia later in life is connected to type 2 diabetes and depression, respectively. A new study, however, has shown for the first time that the risk of developing dementia is … The post Dementia Risk Triples with Diabetes and Depression: Study appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

    Atrial fibrillation patients could reduce risk of dementia by taking stroke prevention drugs

    Monday, March 19, 2018 -- Patients with atrial fibrillation could reduce the risk of dementia by taking stroke prevention medications, according to recommendations published online today in EP Europace, a European Society of Cardiology journal, and presented at EHRA 2018.

    [Articles] The effect of APOE and other common genetic variants on the onset of Alzheimer's disease and dementia: a community-based cohort study

    Friday, March 16, 2018 -- Common variants with small individual effects jointly modify the risk and age at onset of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, particularly in APOE ε4 carriers. These findings highlight the potential of common variants in determining Alzheimer's disease risk.

    Frontotemporal Dementia, Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration Symptoms More Common Later in Life

    Monday, March 19, 2018 -- The investigators hope that the findings from the study help raise awareness of frontotemporal dementia in geriatric patients.

    Dementia patients do not undergo diagnostic evaluation at onset of disease, study finds

    Friday, March 16, 2018 -- A study conducted by a multidisciplinary Spectrum Health neurology team has found that dementia patients are not undergoing evaluation at the onset of the dementia process, a delay that prevents early, beneficial treatment.