This systematic review and meta-analysis suggest that the Mini-Cog test and Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination–Revised are the best screening tests for dementia.
This randomized clinical trial found that a Mediterranean diet supplemented with olive oil or nuts is associated with improved cognitive function in older people.
This meta-analysis finds that multicomponent nonpharmacological delirium prevention interventions are effective in reducing delirium incidence and preventing falls, with a trend toward decreasing length of stay and avoiding institutionalization. See the Invited Commentary by Greysen.
Williamson et al examine whether intensive therapy for hypertension and combination therapy with a statin and a fibrate reduce the risk of decline in cognition and total brain volume in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). See the Invited Commentary by Dufouil and Brayne.