Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) course is safe and as effective as first-line escitalopram for treatment of anxiety disorders, a randomized control trial has shown.
In advanced dementia patients with feeding problems, careful hand feeding (CHF) is associated with a 40 percent lower risk of pneumonia and similar 1-year survival rate vs nasogastric tube feeding (NGF), a retrospective cohort study in Hong Kong has shown.
Anxiety symptoms in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) may increase their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study presented at the Radiological Society of North America annual meeting (RSNA 2020).
Multidomain intervention which includes nutrition, exercise, cognitive training and vascular risk monitoring is effective in preventing dementia, findings from the FINGER study have shown.
Use of a ginkgo biloba extract on top of standard preventive treatment is shown to improve cognitive function and overall condition after acute ischaemic stroke.