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Thiamine: A Simple Solution to Reverse Wernicke Syndrome

Thiamine: A Simple Solution to Reverse Wernicke Syndrome

Thiamine, a simple supplement that helps reverse Wernicke syndrome, is often underused and misused.

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Evolocumab Does Not Affect Cognition When Combined With Statin Therapy

Evolocumab Does Not Affect Cognition When Combined With Statin Therapy

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

Orthostatic Hypotension Linked to Dementia Risk Later in Life

Orthostatic Hypotension Linked to Dementia Risk Later in Life

Middle-aged adults with orthostatic hypotension were found 40% more likely to develop dementia over time.

Using fMRI to Uncover Cognitive Dysfunction in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Using fMRI to Uncover Cognitive Dysfunction in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

The study results suggest that patients with non-NPSLE have impaired memory function indicative of working memory-related neural dysfunction.

Mentally Stimulating Activities May Curb Cognitive Decline in Elderly

Mentally Stimulating Activities May Curb Cognitive Decline in Elderly

Engaging in mentally stimulating activities like games, crafting, and computers may help slow cognitive decline in the elderly.

MRI May Help ID Suicide Risk in Adolescents With Bipolar Disorder

MRI May Help ID Suicide Risk in Adolescents With Bipolar Disorder

Specific differences were found in the brains of those who attempted suicide and those who did not.

Dexmedetomidine May Reduce Postoperative Delirium in Elderly

Dexmedetomidine May Reduce Postoperative Delirium in Elderly

A low dose of dexmedetomidine may reduce the incidence of postoperative delirium in the elderly.

Post-Chemo Cognitive Impairment Apparent in Breast Cancer Survivors

Post-Chemo Cognitive Impairment Apparent in Breast Cancer Survivors

Patients reported significant cognitive difficulties from pre-chemotherapy to post-chemotherapy and from pre-chemotherapy to 6-month follow-up.

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.

Effect of Antihypertensives, Statins on Cognitive Decline Uncertain

Effect of Antihypertensives, Statins on Cognitive Decline Uncertain

The effect of antihypertensive drugs and stains on cognition is uncertain.

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