Latest findings from a Group Health Research Institute study finds some common over-the-counter and prescription drugs can increase a person's risk for dementia.
Further evidence found of association between anticholinergics and Alzheimer's disease in University of Washington / Group Health study in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Give your input to Washington state’s Alzheimer’s plan by taking an online survey.
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.
Compared to individuals without dementia, people who subsequently developed dementia had a significantly higher rate of hospital admissions for all causes. They also had more admissions for “ambulatory care-sensitive” conditions, for which proactive care may have prevented hospitalizations. This suggests opportunities for improving outpatient care of seniors with dementia, according to research in the January 11 Journal of the American Medical Association.
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