News tagged with cognitive decline
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Women who abruptly and prematurely lose estrogen from surgical menopause have a two-fold increase in cognitive decline and dementia.
Neuroscience Mar 28, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—One in four elderly people with mild cognitive impairment – a precursor to dementia – naturally 'reverts' to normal cognition, research from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 28, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have shown they can predict impending cognitive decline using a sensitive behavioral task up to three years in advance of clinical evidence. Until now, it has not been possible to reliably differentiate ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Infectious burden, a composite serologic measure of exposure to common pathogens, is associated with worse cognition, according to a study published in the March 26 issue of Neurology.
Neuroscience Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at UC San Francisco have discovered how memory recall is linked to decision-making in rats, showing that measurable activity in one part of the brain occurs when rats in a maze are playing out memories that help ...
Neuroscience Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
More symptoms of depression and lower cognitive status are independently associated with a more rapid decline in the ability to handle tasks of everyday living, according to a study by Columbia University Medical Center researchers ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Innovative medical records software developed by geriatricians and informaticians from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University Center for Aging Research will provide more personalized health care for older adult ...
Health Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Rapid hearing loss in both ears may be a symptom of the rare but always-fatal Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and should be considered a reason for clinicians to test for the disorder.
Neuroscience Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study by researchers at King's College London highlights a link between lifelong exercise and improved brain function in later life.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 4 |
By studying the molecular mechanism of food nutrients from a Mediterranean diet in an elderly population, scientists hope to help countering their physical and mental decline.
Health Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have identified a possible treatment window of several years for plaques in the brain that are thought to cause memory loss in diseases such as Alzheimer's. The Mayo Clinic study is published in the Feb. 27 online ...
Neuroscience Feb 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in Scotland and Germany have discovered a molecular mechanism that shows promise for developing a cure for Huntington's Disease (HD).
Neuroscience Feb 27, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Resveratrol, a substance found in red grapes and red wine, may have the potential to protect against hearing and cognitive decline, according to a published laboratory study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Medical research Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Accelerated biological aging, seen in women with Alzheimer's risk factor, blocked by hormone therapy
Healthy menopausal women carrying a well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease showed measurable signs of accelerated biological aging, a new study has found.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health are moving closer to a significant milepost in the battle against Alzheimer's disease: identifying the first signs of decline in the ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |