Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Review links albuminuria to cognitive impairment, dementia

(HealthDay)—Albuminuria is associated with cognitive impairment, dementia, and cognitive decline, according to a review published online Feb. 2 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Diabetes

Study links insulin resistance with language problems in women

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that insulin resistance—one of the hallmarks of type 2 diabetes—is associated with language problems (a ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Gender disparities in cognition will not diminish

The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, investigated the extent to which improvements in living conditions and educational opportunities over a person's life affect cognitive abilities ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Surgical anesthetic appears to treat drug-resistant depression

Although electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has long been considered the most effective treatment of medication-resistant or refractory depression, millions of people who might benefit don't take advantage of it because of the ...

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