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Dementia Often Misclassified With Brief Cognitive Assessments

Dementia Often Misclassified With Brief Cognitive Assessments

When using brief cognitive assessments, dementia is often misclassified.

Mortality Rates in Parkinson Disease Psychosis With Pimavanserin, Quetiapine

Mortality Rates in Parkinson Disease Psychosis With Pimavanserin, Quetiapine

In patients with Parkinson disease psychosis, treatment with pimavanserin has a lower risk for mortality compared with quetiapine or combination therapy.

MRI Informative for Long-term Prognosis of Traumatic Brain Injury

MRI Informative for Long-term Prognosis of Traumatic Brain Injury

This research supports MRI as a prognostic tool following TBI and highlights several important lesion patterns correlated with poor long-term outcomes.

TBI Linked to Increased Suicide Risk

TBI Linked to Increased Suicide Risk

Individuals with medical contact for traumatic brain injury have increased risk for suicide.

Feeling Young May Be Reflected in Brain Structure

Feeling Young May Be Reflected in Brain Structure

People who feel younger than their age show fewer signs of brain aging than those who feel their age or older than their age.

Examining the Content, Frequency of Auditory Hallucinations in Dementia

Examining the Content, Frequency of Auditory Hallucinations in Dementia

These results highlight the risk for auditory hallucinations in certain subsets of patients with dementia with Lewy bodies and may be useful for clinicians in developing targeted treatment options.

Worse Cognitive Outcomes Associated With CMV Antibodies Following ART for HIV

Worse Cognitive Outcomes Associated With CMV Antibodies Following ART for HIV

Investigators sought to determine the association between antiretroviral therapy and cytomegalovirus infection in individuals with HIV, as well as the potential impact of both on neurocognitive performance.

Low Serum Sodium Linked to Cognitive Decline in Older Men

Low Serum Sodium Linked to Cognitive Decline in Older Men

126 to 140 mmol/L was linked to increased odds of prevalent cognitive impairment and decline in older men.

Intervention Improves Quality of Life, Agitation in Nursing Home Patients With Dementia

Intervention Improves Quality of Life, Agitation in Nursing Home Patients With Dementia

Patients randomly assigned to the intervention experienced a statistically significant improvement in quality of life, agitation, and overall neuropsychiatric symptoms.

Goal-Oriented Cognitive Rehabilitation vs As-Usual Care Outcomes in Parkinson Disease

Goal-Oriented Cognitive Rehabilitation vs As-Usual Care Outcomes in Parkinson Disease

Cognitive rehabilitation may be an effective therapy for Parkinson-associated dementias.

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