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Associations Between Maternal Depression, Support, and Cognitive Development in Offspring

Associations Between Maternal Depression, Support, and Cognitive Development in Offspring

A study evaluated the long-term adverse effects of maternal depression on child development.

Handgrip Strength Predicts Cognitive Function in Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression

Handgrip Strength Predicts Cognitive Function in Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression

Handgrip strength was significantly associated with improved visual memory reaction time, prospective memory, and reasoning in patients with bipolar disorder.

Annual Visits May Not Increase Cognitive Impairment Detection

Annual Visits May Not Increase Cognitive Impairment Detection

Medicare Annual Wellness Visits do not appear to substantially increase the detection of cognitive impairment in older adults.

Small Link for Cannabis Use, Reduced Cognitive Functioning

Small Link for Cannabis Use, Reduced Cognitive Functioning

For adolescents and young adults, frequent or heavy cannabis use has a small association with reduced cognitive functioning.

Hearing Aids May Mitigate Cognitive Decline, Memory Loss

Hearing Aids May Mitigate Cognitive Decline, Memory Loss

Using hearing aids may slow cognitive decline in later life.

High CSF Neurogranin Associated With Faster Decline in Mild Cognitive Impairment

High CSF Neurogranin Associated With Faster Decline in Mild Cognitive Impairment

Investigators obtained data from the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) database on patients with normal cognition (n=111) and MCI (n=193), all of whom had CSF Ng samples at baseline as well as memory and executive function evaluations at follow-up.

Retinopathy Associated With Greater Risk for 20-Year Cognitive Decline

Retinopathy Associated With Greater Risk for 20-Year Cognitive Decline

Retinopathy as well as an overall loss of vascular integrity was significantly associated with a greater 20-year cognitive decline after controlling for attrition.

Strategies for Preventing and Treating Delirium

Strategies for Preventing and Treating Delirium

Delirium prevention and the use of nonpharmacologic methods for its treatment may improve short- and long-term outcomes among hospitalized patients.

High Total Cholesterol Neuroprotective Against Cognitive Decline

High Total Cholesterol Neuroprotective Against Cognitive Decline

For older adults with high cholesterol, the risk for cognitive decline is reduced.

Successful Delirium Prevention in Critically Ill With Dexmedetomidine

Successful Delirium Prevention in Critically Ill With Dexmedetomidine

Low-dose dexmedetomidine reduces delirium in critically ill adults.

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