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Changes in Nomenclature for Perioperative Cognitive Disorders

Changes in Nomenclature for Perioperative Cognitive Disorders

Recommendations have been developed for nomenclature of cognitive changes associated with anesthesia and surgery.

Treatment Linked to Cognitive Scores in Breast Cancer Survivors

Treatment Linked to Cognitive Scores in Breast Cancer Survivors

For breast cancer survivors, treatment and age-related phenotypes and genotypes are associated with a longitudinal decrease in cognitive function.

Combo Physical, Mental Activity Prevents Cognitive Decline

Combo Physical, Mental Activity Prevents Cognitive Decline

Behavioral activation that increases mental, physical, and social activity may prevent cognitive and functional decline in older black patients.

Propofol May Decrease Delay in Neurocognitive Recovery

Propofol May Decrease Delay in Neurocognitive Recovery

For older cancer patients undergoing major cancer surgery, propofol-based general anesthesia may reduce the incidence of delayed neurocognitive recovery vs sevoflurane-based general anesthesia.

Living in Deprived Area Is Risk Factor for Cognitive Dysfunction

Living in Deprived Area Is Risk Factor for Cognitive Dysfunction

Area-level deprivation is an independent risk factor for cognitive dysfunction in older adults.

Cognitive Disability Most Prevalent Type in Young Adults

Cognitive Disability Most Prevalent Type in Young Adults

Cognitive disability is the most prevalent disability type among young adults, while middle-aged and older adults have the highest prevalence of mobility disability.

Details of Montreal Cognitive Assessment Widely Publicized

Details of Montreal Cognitive Assessment Widely Publicized

Many published news articles included details of the MoCA in association with President Trump, some of which invited readers to self-administer the test.

Declines in Vision Tied to Age-Related Cognitive Decline

Declines in Vision Tied to Age-Related Cognitive Decline

Older adults' worsening vision may drive declines in cognitive function.

11.2% of U.S. Adults Aged ≥45 Report Subjective Mental Decline

11.2% of U.S. Adults Aged ≥45 Report Subjective Mental Decline

More than 11% of adults aged ≥45 years in the United States report subjective cognitive decline.

Thinner Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Tied to Worse Cognitive Function

Thinner Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Tied to Worse Cognitive Function

For individuals without neurodegenerative disease, a thinner retinal nerve fiber layer is associated with worse cognitive function.

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