Tag : cognitive impairment

Neurology

ECT for Bipolar Disorder: Across-the-Board Symptom Relief

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Electroconvulsive therapy achieved response rates of more than 80% for all symptoms of bipolar disorder and remission rates of more than 60% for several features,...
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Researchers Identify Five Cognitive Phenotypes in MS

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Researchers have identified five cognitive phenotypes among patients with multiple sclerosis, which can help drive tailored rehabilitative strategies, say researchers. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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Pearls for Administering Cognitive Exams During the Pandemic

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Patients are sometimes labeled ‘poor historians’ if they can’t recollect medical history. Clinicians at the bedside should focus on why a patient cannot give a...
Neurology

Are Aging Physicians a Burden?

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In many ways, physicians are characterized in society by their astuteness, intelligence, and high ethical standards. Patients should trust that those physicians have the cognitive...
Neurology

Strong Support for Amyloid as Dementia Prevention Target

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The first published data from the ‘A4’ trial show strong support for amyloid as an Alzheimer’s prevention target. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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'Spark of Hope' for Tau Inhibitor in Alzheimer's Disease

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Low-dose hydromethylthionine may help prevent both cognitive decline and brain atrophy in early Alzheimer’s disease, new exploratory research suggests. Medscape Medical News Source link...
Biology

Loss of Bardet-Biedl syndrome proteins causes synaptic aberrations in principal neurons

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by Naila Haq, Christoph Schmidt-Hieber, Fernando J. Sialana, Lorenza Ciani, Janosch P. Heller, Michelle Stewart, Liz Bentley, Sara Wells, Richard J. Rodenburg, Patrick M. Nolan,...
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Macaque anterior cingulate cortex deactivation impairs performance and alters lateral prefrontal oscillatory activities in a rule-switching task

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by Liya Ma, Jason L. Chan, Kevin Johnston, Stephen G. Lomber, Stefan Everling In primates, both the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex (dACC) and the dorsolateral...
Neurology

NEUROVISION: Covert Stroke Common After Noncardiac Surgery

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In a study of more than 1100 participants, perioperative covert stroke occurred in 1 in every 14 patients — and was associated with increased risk...
Neurology

Cardiac Surgery Not Linked to Cognitive Decline

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Previous research has suggested high rates of cognitive decline following cardiac surgery, but a new study finds no such association with surgery vs cardiac catheterization....
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Prenatal Fluoride Exposure Linked to ADHD in Kids

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To think that water fluoridation is unsafe has long been considered a fringe belief, but recent research suggests cause for concern. Medscape Medical News Source...
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ECTRIMS 2018: Expect 'New Insights and Complexity' in MS

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Dr Krieger provides a from-the-floor view of ECTRIMS 2018. Medscape Neurology Source link...

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