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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.

NfL Biomarker Assists With Parkinsonian Disorder Differentiation

NfL Biomarker Assists With Parkinsonian Disorder Differentiation

More specific biomarkers will be needed to differentiate between atypical parkinsonian disorders.

Methylphenidate & CBT Benefits TBI Patients with Cognitive Problems

Methylphenidate & CBT Benefits TBI Patients with Cognitive Problems

These preliminary findings suggest that combined treatment with MAAT and methylphenidate can improve attention, episodic and working memory, and executive functioning following traumatic brain injury.

Exploring Possible Causes of Decreasing Dementia Rates In the US

Exploring Possible Causes of Decreasing Dementia Rates In the US

Better management of cardiovascular risk factors and higher levels of education may have contributed to this improvement.

Midlife Hypertension and Late-life Neurocognitive Status

Midlife Hypertension and Late-life Neurocognitive Status

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

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.

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