Cognitively normal elderly individuals who engage in specific mentally stimulating activities have a decreased risk of mild cognitive impairment.
Patients with pain and depression are more likely to have cognitive impairment.
Cognitive co-activation is associated with a significantly smaller levodopa effect on resting tremor in Parkinson's disease.
Long-term weight-loss intervention had no cognitive benefit in overweight, obese adults with diabetes.
A patient does not have to be verbal to benefit from art therapy.
Normal cognitive function is associated with a more stable weight trajectory in older women.
Cerebral microbleeds connected to cognitive impairment and stroke may be tied to Streptococcus mutans.
The American Heart Association issues a scientific statement on the possible link between chronic arterial hypertension and cognitive impairment.
The Effect of Cognitive Remediation Training on Functional Connectivity and Social Cognition in SchizophreniaOctober 13, 2016
Study provides further evidence for the effects of cognitive enhancement intervention on brain functional connectivity and cognitive performance in patients with schizophrenia.
Levodopa pill can wear off, but a powdered version can help patients during off periods.
Regular late-life volunteering is independently tied to decreased risk of cognitive impairment.
The American Heart Association issues a scientific statement on the possible link between chronic arterial hypertension and cognition.
Individuals suffering from depression, as well as persons diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy, present with dysfunction across several cognitive domains.
In 2016, an estimated 5.4 million US adults have Alzheimer disease.
Serum ghrelin levels may serve as a biomarker of executive function in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Researchers studied social cognition and social problem solving in patients with schizophrenia by employing a validated test designed to assess emotion recognition abilities.
Dr. Roger McIntyre suggests that the clinical relevance of cognitive dysfunction for any individual patient can only be adjudicated on a case-by-case basis.
Poor psychosocial functioning among individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia is associated with deficits in social cognition.
New study highlights the importance of re-experiencing symptoms, a major component of PTSD, in predicting cognitive impairment.
The effects of aggregate genetic AD risk are detectable before symptoms appear, even early in life.
Distinguishing between psychiatric disorders and AD is crucial because of the differing prognosis and management of the two.
To date, there are no validated biomarkers to independently assess Parkinson Disease diagnosis and prognosis, or to measure disease severity.
Previous experiments indicated that empathy occurs in social lives of rats, and rodent behavioral models are now used to elucidate the mechanistic substrates of empathy.
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main active chemical ingredient found in cannabis and is a potent cannabinoid receptor (CB)-1 agonist.
The HD-associated CAG repeat with 36 or more repeats was found in 18 individuals.
The memory-enhancing effects of methylene blue have previously been associated with improvement of memory consolidation.
Progression of infant motor development is associated with cognitive ability in later childhood.
Efficacy of cognitive training games has previously been questioned.
Patients commonly report inter-episodic cognitive complaints during the "remitted" phases of depression that negatively affect their ability to engage in more cognitively demanding activities.
The recently estimated $210.5 billion cost of depression to the workplace demonstrates the need for better identifying and treating cognitive impairment in depression.
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