Further evidence found of association between anticholinergics and Alzheimer's disease in University of Washington / Group Health study in JAMA Internal Medicine.
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The evidence to support a healthy-lifestyle approach to ward off Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is growing. While there’s no “magic pill” to prevent such conditions, we can do several things to prevent or delay dementia.
Last month brought good news for those interested in preventing or delaying dementia—which is predicted to triple between now and the year 2050, affecting 115 billion people worldwide.
Adult Changes in Thought (ACT) joint project between GHRI and the University of Washington focuses on finding ways to delay or prevent dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, and declines in memory and thinking.
A new study shows that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen, do not prevent Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia.
Regular exercise is associated with a delay in the onset of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, according to a Group Health Cooperative/University of Washington study that appeared in the Jan. 17 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. The study—the most definitive investigation of exercise and dementia to date—also found that the more frail a person is, the more he or she may benefit from exercise.