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Living with Dementia

American Academy Of Neurology

Cognition and Cognitive Testing

As noted above, the diagnoses of mild cognitive impairment and dementia of the Alzheimer type both require the presence of memory impairment. To distinguish between MCI and DAT, it is important to determine the degree and course of memory impairment, the presence or absence of additional domains of cognitive dysfunction, and the impact of… Cognition and Cognitive Testing   

Clinical Conclusions

Using an evidence-based review of the literature, the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology made three levels of recommendation for clinical practice related to the diagnosis and evaluation of individuals with mild cognitive impairment and dementia (Knopman et al. 2001; Petersen et al. 2001): standards were based on patient management… Clinical Conclusions   

Keeping up your overall health may keep dementia away

Improving and maintaining health factors not traditionally associated with dementia, such as denture fit, vision and hearing, may lower a person’s risk for developing dementia, according to a new study published in the July 13, 2011, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

“Our study suggests that rather… Keeping up your overall health may keep dementia away   

What is dementia?

hypertension3 - substantial hippocampal atrophy1 - korsakoff syndrome3 - alzheimer's proteins1 - resveratrol1 - dementia community1 - vecordia1 - cotard's syndrome1 - ziprasidone1 - downs syndrome1 - adam10 enzyme1 - fight dementia1 - cerebral parenchyma1 - leeza gibbons1 - parkinson's patients5 - learning1 - alzheimers disease triggers1 - autism1 - amyloid beta 421 - pdd3 - memory capacity1 - lethal condition1 - kahlbaum3 - autosomal dominant gene mutation1 - moderate intensity aerobic exercise1 - alzheimers and parkinsons1 - language impairment1 - cochlear implantation1 - symptoms of parkinson's disease1 - alzheimer brain1 -