Safe to treat dementia patients with clot-busting drugs
Stroke patients with dementia treated with intravenous thrombolysis using powerful clot-busting drugs are at no higher risk of brain haemorrhage or death than other patients receiving the same…
One in three cases of dementia could be prevented by targeting risk factors from childhood onwards
One in three cases of dementia could potentially be prevented if brain health is improved throughout life by targeting nine risk factors, including continuing education in early life,…
Delayed Use of anticoagulants for Atrial Fibrillation Patients Increases Their Risk of Dementia
New, first-of-its-kind, large-scale study includes more than 76,000 heart patients.A new study has found that dementia rates increase when anticoagulation treatment is delayed for patients with atrial fibrillation.
Review Finds No Benefit to Aspirin for Preserving Cognitive Function
An analysis of published studies found no evidence that low- dose aspirin buffers against cognitive decline or dementia or improves cognitive test scores.