Search Tag: Dementia

Cardiology Management

Regions of the Brain Damaged by High Blood Pressure

2023 05 Apr

High blood pressure is a prevalent condition, affecting about 30% of the global population, with another 30% showing early stages of the disease. Previous research has indicated that high blood pressure can impact cognitive function and cause long-term changes in the brain. However, the exact mechanisms through which high blood pressure damages the... Read more

Cardiology Management

Vitamin D Supplements Could Prevent Dementia

2023 04 Mar

A new study suggests that taking vitamin D supplements may help prevent dementia. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute in Canada and the University of Exeter in the U.K., examined over 12,388 participants from the U.S. National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center. Study participants had a mean age... Read more

IMAGING Management

ESOR Foundation Courses 2023 - Neuroradiology

2023 07 Jun

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Cardiology Management

Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes Increase Risk of Dementia

2022 21 Jun

Cardiometabolic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, ischaemic heart disease, heart failure or atrial fibrillation and stroke, are some of the primary risk factors for dementia. A new study published in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia   shows that people with at least two of the diseases - type 2 diabetes, heart disease or stroke - have double the... Read more

IMAGING Management

Heart Ultrasound Determines Dementia Risk

2022 23 Mar

A research team led by Dr. Lin Yee Chen from the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN USA) recently described cardiac markers visualised by echocardiography that can determine dementia risk. This study, reported in  JAMA,  is the first to report an association between echocardiographic measures of left atrial heart function with dementia. Atrial... Read more

Executive Health Management

Working Towards a World Without Alzheimer’s and All Other Dementia

2021 26 Nov

An overview of the goals and vision of the Alzheimer’s Association and its commitment to advance vital research for the treatment, prevention and cure for Alzheimer’s Disease. Key Points The Alzheimer’s Association is a leading voluntary health organisation in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The Alzheimer’s National Registry... Read more

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2021 26 May

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Retinal Imaging Biomarker for Early Alzheimer's Detection

2019 19 Nov

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is difficult to detect primarily because of the lack of measurable indicators – or biomarkers – before patients exhibit symptoms of this form of dementia. However, damage to the brain occurs years before AD is already symptomatic and advanced. New research from the University of Minnesota has looked into a promising... Read more