Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cognitive dysfunction fairly common after COVID-19 infection

(HealthDay)—A substantial proportion of relatively young COVID-19 survivors exhibit cognitive dysfunction several months after recovering from COVID-19, according to a research letter published online Oct. 22 in JAMA Network ...

Neuroscience

Study: Measuring brain waves could diagnose dementia early

Our visual memory system has a phenomenally large capacity. Flick through the image gallery on your phone, or fast forward through a previously watched movie, and notice how the briefly presented images trigger memories with ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Simple diagnostic tool predicts individual risk of Alzheimer's

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed an algorithm that combines data from a simple blood test and brief memory tests, to predict with great accuracy who will develop Alzheimer's disease in the future. The ...

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