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Anesthesia for Surgery and Subsequent Onset of Cognitive Dysfunction

Anesthesia for Surgery and Subsequent Onset of Cognitive Dysfunction

Results from animal studies have been showing that anesthetics may be neurotoxic and could lead to cognitive dysfunction.

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Neuropsychiatric Outcomes in Childhood Epilepsy Predicted by Seizure Frequency

Neuropsychiatric Outcomes in Childhood Epilepsy Predicted by Seizure Frequency

Findings suggest that children with BECTS is predictive of neuropsychological outcomes, not age of first seizure.

Early Evaluation for Epilepsy Surgery May Lead to Improved Cognitive Outcomes

Early Evaluation for Epilepsy Surgery May Lead to Improved Cognitive Outcomes

In order to maximize cognitive benefits in patients with epilepsy, early consideration of and evaluation for epilepsy surgery is key.

Patients With Excessive Daytime Sleepiness May Benefit From Sodium Oxybate

Patients With Excessive Daytime Sleepiness May Benefit From Sodium Oxybate

Sodium oxybate seems to be well tolerated in patients with Parkinson's disease and excessive daytime sleepiness.

Subjective Cognitive Decline Linked to Alzheimer Biomarker

Subjective Cognitive Decline Linked to Alzheimer Biomarker

There were associations found between SCD and region-specific tauopathy.

Is Hypertension Linked to an Increased Risk of Dementia?

Is Hypertension Linked to an Increased Risk of Dementia?

A recently published study reports that women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s could be at a higher risk for developing dementia later in life.

Cognitive Decline in Parkinson's Disease Accurately Predicted by Algorithm

Cognitive Decline in Parkinson's Disease Accurately Predicted by Algorithm

A new analytic model can now predict cognitive decline within 10 years of onset PD.

Families Shoulder Majority of Dementia Care Costs

Families Shoulder Majority of Dementia Care Costs

For individuals with dementia, lifetime care costs are increased.

Better Diagnostics Needed for Milder Neurocognitive Disorders Linked to HIV

Better Diagnostics Needed for Milder Neurocognitive Disorders Linked to HIV

New data were presented at the IAS Conference, pertaining to predictive factors and cognitive screening for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders.

Opioid Receptors May Affect Later Pain Processing

Opioid Receptors May Affect Later Pain Processing

This study suggests a link between high reward receptor responses in the striatal cortex and expression of pain complaints 2 years later.

CNS Symptoms Apparent After Head Impacts in Soccer

CNS Symptoms Apparent After Head Impacts in Soccer

Head impacts in soccer are independently associated with moderate to very severe central nervous system (CNS) symptoms.

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