News tagged with mental impairment
The virus that causes cold sores, along with other viral or bacterial infections, may be associated with cognitive problems, according to a new study published in the March 26, 2013, print issue of Neurology.
Neuroscience Mar 25, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
People with serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression can lose weight and keep it off through a modified lifestyle intervention program, a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)-funded ...
Overweight and Obesity Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Older people often worry about dementia and while some risks are known, for example alcoholism or stroke, the effects of illness are less clear. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care looks ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Washington State University researchers have developed a new drug candidate that dramatically improves the cognitive function of rats with Alzheimer's-like mental impairment.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 7 |
A study of stroke patients from Southern Ontario found those who smoke have more difficulty with problem-solving and decision-making than non-smokers.
Cardiology Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research published online first in The Lancet Neurology highlights the long-term, often hidden, after-effects of meningitis in children. The study, led by Professor Russell Viner at the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Past research has suggested that a glass or two of wine -- or another form of alcohol -- each evening may lower your risk of dementia in old age. But two new studies challenge that theory by ...
Health Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Three new studies suggest that a person's walking ability or type of gait may give hints about oncoming Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(HealthDay) -- Youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are at high risk for not participating in postsecondary education or employment, particularly in the first two years after high school, according ...
Autism spectrum disorders May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
75% of mental illnesses emerge by age 25. Mood and anxiety disorders are among the most common conditions, yet there is little support for youth in this age group. A new study from Lawson Health Research Institute shows that ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Caring for people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia will cost the United States about $200 billion this year, a total that includes $140 billion paid by Medicare and Medicaid, ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new marker of Alzheimer's disease can predict how rapidly a patient's memory and other mental abilities will decline after the disorder is diagnosed, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Taking care of an aging or disabled loved one can be hazardous to your health. But certain personality traits appear to reduce caregivers' risk for health problems, reports a new Cornell study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- When it comes to communication in the brain, more is usually better. But now scientists have linked increased communication in a network of brain regions to more severe mental impairment in patients with ...
Neuroscience Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The brain's capacity for memory, reasoning and comprehension skills (cognitive function) can start to deteriorate from age 45, finds research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (9) | 36 |