Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Delirium linked to increase in hospital deaths

Patients with delirium when admitted to hospital are much more likely to die within 30 days and have a longer hospital stay, research shows.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Cognitive decline not always a sign of Alzheimer's disease

At the first sign of cognitive trouble, people often worry Alzheimer's disease is forthcoming. But poor cognition can be part of the spectrum of normality in older age, according to new research published in JNeurosci.

Medical research

Vibration training for multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurological disease that affects the body's central nervous system. It can limit a person's mobility, impair physical and cognitive functions, and increase the risk of falling, collectively ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Impaired vision increases risk of depression in midlife women

Midlife women are known to have the highest prevalence of depression compared with all other age groups, and women have higher depression rates than men. A new study suggests that midlife vision impairment is associated with ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fatigue, mood disorders associated with post-COVID-19 syndrome

Patients diagnosed with post-COVID-19 syndrome, also known as "PCS," "COVID-19 long-haul syndrome" and "Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS COV-2," experience symptoms such as mood disorders, fatigue and perceived cognitive impairment ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Partially sighted may be at higher risk of dementia

Older people with vision loss are significantly more likely to suffer mild cognitive impairment, which can be a precursor to dementia, according to a new study published in the journal Ageing Clinical and Experimental Research.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Women with sensory loss twice as likely to suffer depression

Women who suffer from vision, hearing or dual sensory loss are more than twice as likely to report depression and anxiety as men who experience the same issues, according to a new study by Anglia Ruskin University (ARU).

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