Cognition

Early-Life Weight Associated With Cognitive Factors

Early-Life Weight Associated With Cognitive Factors

Inverse association between early-life weight status and perceptual reasoning, working memory scores

Navigating the Ethics of Agents for Pharmacological Cognitive Enhancement

Navigating the Ethics of Agents for Pharmacological Cognitive Enhancement

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The focus on enhanced cognitive function could sideline equally important aspects of life such as health and relationships.

Early Surgical Intervention Improves Likelihood of Good Cognitive Outcomes in Epilepsy

Early Surgical Intervention Improves Likelihood of Good Cognitive Outcomes in Epilepsy

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Preoperative cognitive function is a central component of predicting cognitive outcomes after resective epilepsy surgery.

Polypharmacy in Schizophrenia May Have Adverse Effect on Cognition

Polypharmacy in Schizophrenia May Have Adverse Effect on Cognition

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Patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and psychotic bipolar disorder were examined for anticholinergic burden.

DHA Supplementation Has No Impact on IQ in Offspring

DHA Supplementation Has No Impact on IQ in Offspring

No between-group differences in measures of language, academic, or executive functioning were observed in those who took DHA during pregnancy and those who did not.

Evolocumab Does Not Affect Cognition When Combined With Statin Therapy

Evolocumab Does Not Affect Cognition When Combined With Statin Therapy

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

Cogniphobia in Migraine: The Fear and Avoidance of Thinking

Cogniphobia in Migraine: The Fear and Avoidance of Thinking

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Future research should focus on whether cogniphobia can be a modifiable factor in the treatment of patients with migraine.

Weight Loss-Focused Intervention Has No Cognitive Benefits

Weight Loss-Focused Intervention Has No Cognitive Benefits

No correlation was found for cognitive function with changes in weight or fitness.

Enriching Experiences May Protect Against Cognitive Decline in MS

Enriching Experiences May Protect Against Cognitive Decline in MS

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Researchers examined whether the cognitive reserve hypothesis could predict cognitive decline, gray matter volume changes, and white matter volume changes in MS patients.

Hypertensive Pregnancy Disorder May Be Detrimental to Cognitive Function, Brain Volume

Hypertensive Pregnancy Disorder May Be Detrimental to Cognitive Function, Brain Volume

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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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