22% of study participants with severe gum disease developed dementia, and 23% diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment suffered extreme tooth loss. Only 14% of those with healthy gums were later diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disorder. The findings add further evidence for the link between dental hygiene and dementia.
Pimavanserin substantially reduces symptoms of psychosis and relapse risk for people living with dementia.
A new study reports some drugs commonly prescribed to help treat dementia patients can cause significant weight loss and increase mortality.