The association is revealed in a study of more 444,000 US veterans with new-onset chronic kidney disease.
Sulfonylurea monotherapy linked to increased risk for all-cause dementia compared with metformin monotherapy
By identifying existing medications that may be repurposed for dementia, clinicians may be able to provide faster treatment for those in need.
Researchers investigated the association between gout and dementia in older adult patients.
Those with accelerated versus stable cardiovascular risk trajectory have increased risk for memory decline
But evidence suggests that reverse causation may play a role in the links between serum folate deficiency and dementia, all-cause mortality
The researchers sought to assess whether the association between systolic blood pressure and dementia risk is U-shaped, and if age and comorbidity play a role in this association.
Individuals diagnosed with hypertension at 35 to 44 years of age have higher risk for all-cause dementia