Improved cognitive function in older adults is being linked to the Mediterranean diet.
Dopamine deficiency, decreases in cortical thickness and volume in certain areas of the brain was predictive of cognitive decline.
The main differentiating factor was the presence of the APOE ε4 allele.
Older adults with chronic pain have been found to have poorer memory and executive function than their younger counterparts.
Cognitive dysfunction is 3 times higher in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
An intensive lifestyle intervention including diet and exercise resulted in no improvements in cognitive impairment.
Patients with Alzheimer's disease may have higher serum IL-6 levels than subjects with mild cognitive impairment and healthy controls.
Cognitive fatigue and anxiety are common symptoms reported by patients with multiple sclerosis.
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.
Patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and psychotic bipolar disorder were examined for anticholinergic burden.
Participants with the Met allele lost memory and cognitive skills more rapidly than those without the gene mutation.
Patients with subclinical hypothyroidism scored worse on tests of processing speed than patients with normal thyroid function.
Previous research has suggested that statins and PCSK9 inhibitors may adversely affect cognition.
In a review, researchers found that elevated levels of albuminuria were linked to worse global cognitive performance and accelerated cognitive decline.
Effectively treating pain may help improve cognitive and functional outcomes in patients with depression.
No correlation was found for cognitive function with changes in weight or fitness.
Patients with dysglycemia have more brain infarcts and white matter hyperintensities and a lower total white matter volume.
Those with previous cognitive impairment saw a more pronounced improvement.
About one-fifth of responders to 9/11 developed PTSD.
There has been a lack of research on the association between anxiety and dementia.
The authors acknowledged that the study was limited and plan to follow the group through 4 years of treatment.
No effect seen at 6 or 10+ years after menopause onset.
Researchers found no link between anthracyclines and cognitive function in cancer survivors.
Independent predictors of dementia have been identified that may potentially improve diagnosis and treatment.
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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