Cognitive Impairment

In MS, Anxiety, Cognitive Fatigue May Affect Visual Memory

In MS, Anxiety, Cognitive Fatigue May Affect Visual Memory

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Cognitive fatigue and anxiety are common symptoms reported by patients with multiple sclerosis.

Aspirin Regimen Has No Benefit for Cognitive Decline

Aspirin Regimen Has No Benefit for Cognitive Decline

Chronic use of low-dose aspirin was not associated with onset of dementia or cognitive impairment, but was also not associated with significantly better global cognition.

Polypharmacy in Schizophrenia May Have Adverse Effect on Cognition

Polypharmacy in Schizophrenia May Have Adverse Effect on Cognition

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Patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and psychotic bipolar disorder were examined for anticholinergic burden.

New Gene Linked to Accelerated Decline in Alzheimer's

New Gene Linked to Accelerated Decline in Alzheimer's

Participants with the Met allele lost memory and cognitive skills more rapidly than those without the gene mutation.

Cognitive Skills Adversely Affected by Thyroid Dysfunction

Cognitive Skills Adversely Affected by Thyroid Dysfunction

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Patients with subclinical hypothyroidism scored worse on tests of processing speed than patients with normal thyroid function.

Evolocumab Does Not Affect Cognition When Combined With Statin Therapy

Evolocumab Does Not Affect Cognition When Combined With Statin Therapy

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Previous research has suggested that statins and PCSK9 inhibitors may adversely affect cognition.

Albuminuria Linked to Cognitive Impairment, Dementia

Albuminuria Linked to Cognitive Impairment, Dementia

In a review, researchers found that elevated levels of albuminuria were linked to worse global cognitive performance and accelerated cognitive decline.

Treating Pain in Depression May Help Improve Cognition

Treating Pain in Depression May Help Improve Cognition

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Effectively treating pain may help improve cognitive and functional outcomes in patients with depression.

Weight Loss-Focused Intervention Has No Cognitive Benefits

Weight Loss-Focused Intervention Has No Cognitive Benefits

No correlation was found for cognitive function with changes in weight or fitness.

Dysglycemia Impacts Brain Structure, Cognition

Dysglycemia Impacts Brain Structure, Cognition

Patients with dysglycemia have more brain infarcts and white matter hyperintensities and a lower total white matter volume.

TAVR Improves Cognition in Patients With Prior Cognitive Impairment

TAVR Improves Cognition in Patients With Prior Cognitive Impairment

Those with previous cognitive impairment saw a more pronounced improvement.

PTSD in 9/11 Responders Linked to Cognitive Decline, Dementia

PTSD in 9/11 Responders Linked to Cognitive Decline, Dementia

About one-fifth of responders to 9/11 developed PTSD.

Anxiety Associated With Risk for Cognitive Decline, Dementia

Anxiety Associated With Risk for Cognitive Decline, Dementia

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There has been a lack of research on the association between anxiety and dementia.

Does Hormone Therapy Affect Brain Structure, Cognition in Menopause?

Does Hormone Therapy Affect Brain Structure, Cognition in Menopause?

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The authors acknowledged that the study was limited and plan to follow the group through 4 years of treatment.

Estradiol Has No Effect On Memory, Cognition After Menopause Onset

Estradiol Has No Effect On Memory, Cognition After Menopause Onset

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No effect seen at 6 or 10+ years after menopause onset.

Anthracyclines May Not Promote "Chemo Brain"

Anthracyclines May Not Promote "Chemo Brain"

Researchers found no link between anthracyclines and cognitive function in cancer survivors.

Study Identifies Key Factors Associated With Dementia Pathogenesis

Study Identifies Key Factors Associated With Dementia Pathogenesis

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Independent predictors of dementia have been identified that may potentially improve diagnosis and treatment.

Hypertensive Pregnancy Disorder May Be Detrimental to Cognitive Function, Brain Volume

Hypertensive Pregnancy Disorder May Be Detrimental to Cognitive Function, Brain Volume

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Women who had high blood pressure while pregnant demonstrated later cognitive impairment and smaller brain volume compared with women who had normotensive pregnancies.

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