Cognitive Impairment

Postmenopausal Estradiol Therapy May Protect Cognition in Presence of Stress

Postmenopausal Estradiol Therapy May Protect Cognition in Presence of Stress

In the presence of stress, postmenopausal estradiol therapy may protect against certain types of cognition.

 Increase Use of Nursing Home for Patients With Cognitive Impairment Category

Increase Use of Nursing Home for Patients With Cognitive Impairment Category

The use of nursing homes is increasing for those who are cognitively impaired.

Cognitive Dysfunction a Sign of Prodromal Parkinson Disease

Cognitive Dysfunction a Sign of Prodromal Parkinson Disease

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Cognitive deficits are linked with a higher risk for the development of parkinsonism in dementia free patients.

SLE-Related Cognitive Impairment Identified With New Screening Tool

SLE-Related Cognitive Impairment Identified With New Screening Tool

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An effective and reliable screening tool is needed for cognitive impairment in SLE patients.

Major Depression Episodes: Do Low Levels of Vitamin D Affect Cognition?

Major Depression Episodes: Do Low Levels of Vitamin D Affect Cognition?

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Patients with major depressive episodes who also have hypovitaminosis D are more prone to cognitive impairment.

Cognition in Professional Fighters Associated With 7 Biomarkers

Cognition in Professional Fighters Associated With 7 Biomarkers

A set of biomarkers is associated with cognition in male professional fighters.

Inappropriate Rx Use Among Older Adults With Cognitive Impairment, Dementia

Inappropriate Rx Use Among Older Adults With Cognitive Impairment, Dementia

In many nursing homes, individuals with dementia have potentially inappropriate medication use.

Social Cues Difficult for MS Patients to Interpret

Social Cues Difficult for MS Patients to Interpret

Subtle brain changes may explain why some patients with multiple sclerosis lose their ability to interpret social cues.

Anxiety Linked to Visual Memory in Patients With MS

Anxiety Linked to Visual Memory in Patients With MS

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Anxiety and severe cognitive fatigue may contribute to problems with visual learning in patients with MS.

Serum Levels of Il-6 May Correlate With Cognitive Impairment in AD

Serum Levels of Il-6 May Correlate With Cognitive Impairment in AD

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Serum IL-6 levels may serve as biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease.

Cognition, Memory Loss Not Impacted by Evolocumab, Statin Therapy

Cognition, Memory Loss Not Impacted by Evolocumab, Statin Therapy

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Cognition and memory loss do not demonstrate adverse effects with evolocumab and statin therapy.

Cognitive Outcomes in Children Treated for Subclinical Thyroid Disease

Cognitive Outcomes in Children Treated for Subclinical Thyroid Disease

Treatment for subclinical hypothyroidism or hypothyroxinemia before 20 weeks of gestation is not associated with better cognitive outcomes in children.

Mental Health Deficiencies Stem From Early Childhood Neglect

Mental Health Deficiencies Stem From Early Childhood Neglect

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A study of Romanian adoptees demonstrates that early childhood mistreatment can have a lasting psychological effect into adulthood.

Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Patients With HCV Cured of Infection

Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Patients With HCV Cured of Infection

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A recent study found no evidence linking the presence of HCV infection with neuropsychiatric symptoms.

Brain Activity Lowers Rate of Age-Related Mental Decline

Brain Activity Lowers Rate of Age-Related Mental Decline

Cognitively normal elderly individuals who engage in specific mentally stimulating activities have a decreased risk of mild cognitive impairment.

Treating Pain in Depression May Improve Cognitive, Functional Outcomes

Treating Pain in Depression May Improve Cognitive, Functional Outcomes

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Patients with pain and depression are more likely to have cognitive impairment.

Cognitive Stress Reduces Levodopa Effect on Parkinson's Tremor

Cognitive Stress Reduces Levodopa Effect on Parkinson's Tremor

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Cognitive co-activation is associated with a significantly smaller levodopa effect on resting tremor in Parkinson's disease.

No Cognitive Benefit to Long-term Weight Loss in Overweight, Obese Adults

No Cognitive Benefit to Long-term Weight Loss in Overweight, Obese Adults

Long-term weight-loss intervention had no cognitive benefit in overweight, obese adults with diabetes.

Art Therapy as an Intervention for Psychosis

Art Therapy as an Intervention for Psychosis

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A patient does not have to be verbal to benefit from art therapy.

Greater Weight Loss in Old Age Linked With MCI, Dementia

Greater Weight Loss in Old Age Linked With MCI, Dementia

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Normal cognitive function is associated with a more stable weight trajectory in older women.

Cognitive Impairment Linked to Collagen-Binding Activity

Cognitive Impairment Linked to Collagen-Binding Activity

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Cerebral microbleeds connected to cognitive impairment and stroke may be tied to Streptococcus mutans.

Midlife Hypertension and Late-life Neurocognitive Status

Midlife Hypertension and Late-life Neurocognitive Status

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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 Schizophrenia

The Effect of Cognitive Remediation Training on Functional Connectivity and Social Cognition in Schizophrenia

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Study provides further evidence for the effects of cognitive enhancement intervention on brain functional connectivity and cognitive performance in patients with schizophrenia.

Inhaled Levodopa for 'Off' Periods in Parkinson Disease

Inhaled Levodopa for 'Off' Periods in Parkinson Disease

Levodopa pill can wear off, but a powdered version can help patients during off periods.

Late-life Volunteering Helps Maintain Cognitive Function

Late-life Volunteering Helps Maintain Cognitive Function

Regular late-life volunteering is independently tied to decreased risk of cognitive impairment.

Is There a Link Between Midlife Hypertension and Late-life Cognitive Dysfunction

Is There a Link Between Midlife Hypertension and Late-life Cognitive Dysfunction

The American Heart Association issues a scientific statement on the possible link between chronic arterial hypertension and cognition.

Executive Dysfunction in Idiopathic Depression vs Epilepsy-associated Depression

Executive Dysfunction in Idiopathic Depression vs Epilepsy-associated Depression

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Individuals suffering from depression, as well as persons diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy, present with dysfunction across several cognitive domains.

Gender-dependent Differences in Alzheimer Disease Diagnosis

Gender-dependent Differences in Alzheimer Disease Diagnosis

In 2016, an estimated 5.4 million US adults have Alzheimer disease.

T2D and Cognition: Role of Ghrelin System

T2D and Cognition: Role of Ghrelin System

Serum ghrelin levels may serve as a biomarker of executive function in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Effort Allocation Influences Upon Cognition in Schizophrenia

Effort Allocation Influences Upon Cognition in Schizophrenia

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Researchers studied social cognition and social problem solving in patients with schizophrenia by employing a validated test designed to assess emotion recognition abilities.

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