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Living with Dementia


Hypertension affects brain capacity

Can dementias and mild cognitive impairment be influenced in their course by diseases and risk factors? This is the subject of a study reported by Thorleif Etgen and co-authors in the current issue of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2011; 108[44]: 743-50).

Increasingly larger numbers of people are affected by mild cognitive impairments… Hypertension affects brain capacity   

What is dementia?

short-term memory problems1 - cardiovascular disease1 - diabetes mellitus1 - cardiovascular risk factors1 - reconceptualization1 - american academy of neurology3 - early alzheimer's damage1 - prevent dementia4 - inheritable dominant disease1 - low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 61 - lewy bodies2 - huntington’s disease2 - pomegranate1 - sleep loss1 - amyloid plaque4 - beta secretase1 - management of dementia1 - risk for alzheimer disease1 - agitation2 - calmeil1 - abeta peptides1 - glucose metabolism2 - neuronal degeneration1 - parkinson’s disease2 - improved recognition1 - national academy on an aging society1 - huntington disease2 - substantia nigra7 - biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid1 - senility1 -