Patients in need of cataract surgery also see their risk for developing dementia drop by 30% after undergoing the operation, according to new research published today in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Results reported in JAMA Internal Medicine associate cataract surgery with 30% lower risk of dementia in aging population.
Community-based autopsy study of well-characterized older adults provides valuable data on influential research tool
Research program analyzes cerebrospinal fluid molecules to seek diagnostic and progression markers as well as treatment targets.
'Alzheimer's, like breast cancer, is not one disease,' says UW Medicine dementia expert Shubhabrata Mukherjee.
A class of drugs called angiotensin-II receptor blockers was associated with benefit for black women and white women and men.
Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia and accounts for 60 to 80 percent of all cases.
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor announced Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with “the beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer’s.”
Several media outlets covered the finding a significant link between three degenerative eye diseases – age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma – and Alzheimer’s disease.
Dr. Cecilia Lee, assistant professor of opthalmology with the University of Washington School of Medicine, is lead author of a study published Aug.