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Emma's study aims to improve the characterisation of vascular-related mild cognitive impairment and vascular dementia compared to healthy ageing, with respect to signs, symptoms, behaviour and quality of life, and to investigate changes in brain function in vascular-related mild cognitive impairment that may help to better determine when it represents the early stages of vascular dementia.
25,27) Few of these women (less than 3%) had purely vascular dementia.
From 1994 to 2007, 504 patients had a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and 162 had vascular dementia, according to a review of the patients' medical records.
Recent studies suggest that pure vascular dementia and mixed dementia together comprise the majority of dementia cases in some populations.
The risk factors for vascular dementia are the same as those for stroke in general, especially diseases that lead to small vessel infarcts such as hypertension, diabetes, lupus, and other immune vasculidities.
Vascular dementia is second only to Alzheimer's disease as the most common form of dementia in most parts of the world.
Memantine is the first NMDA receptor antagonist to show efficacy in Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia.
These scientists examined how taking 120 mg a day of a ginkgo biloba extract affected the rate of cognitive decline in people with mild to moderately severe dementia due to Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia.
GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, has released its new report The Seventh International Congress on Vascular Dementia - Post Conference Review and Analysis.
IT'S not uncommon, yet many of us are confused about vascular dementia.
I am an OAP, caring for my husband who has vascular dementia.
This is the first ever study researching the use of an erectile dysfunction drug for vascular dementia.