Previous reports have suggested that statins or the low levels of LDL cholesterol they promote may have an adverse impact on cognition.
Findings from this trial challenge current recommended systolic blood pressure targets for older adults.
Visual dysfunction is associated with poor cognitive function in older adults.
Cognitive deficits can be caused by sleep-disordered breathing.
Effective cognitive screening instruments are needed in order to assess and manage milder forms of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders.
Most patients undergoing skull base irradiation for cancer do not have detectable cognitive impairment.
Reduced intelligence may be linked with developmental exposures to polybrominated diphenyl ethers.
A set of biomarkers is associated with cognition in male professional fighters.
Many residents in nursing homes with cognitive impairments may be taking potentially inappropriate medications.
Light therapy has a moderate effect on behavioral disturbances and depression for people with cognitive impairment.
The researchers found that postoperative delirium occurred in 24% of participants and that 12% had 2 or more delirium days.
Improved cognitive function in older adults is being linked to the Mediterranean diet.
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.
Significant benefits were seen with aerobic exercise, resistance training, multicomponent training, and tai chi.
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.
The researchers found that higher baseline HOMA-IR and fasting insulin levels were independent predictors of poorer verbal fluency performance.
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.
Middle-aged adults with orthostatic hypotension were found 40% more likely to develop dementia over time.
The study results suggest that patients with non-NPSLE have impaired memory function indicative of working memory-related neural dysfunction.
Engaging in mentally stimulating activities like games, crafting, and computers may help slow cognitive decline in the elderly.
Specific differences were found in the brains of those who attempted suicide and those who did not.
Patients reported feeling improvements in their tinnitus, as well as their memory, attention, and concentration.
A low dose of dexmedetomidine may reduce the incidence of postoperative delirium in the elderly.
Effectively treating pain may help improve cognitive and functional outcomes in patients with depression.
Test scores for children with NAS, on average, were sharply lower than those of both groups of children.
Patients reported significant cognitive difficulties from pre-chemotherapy to post-chemotherapy and from pre-chemotherapy to 6-month follow-up.
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.
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