Cognitive Impairment

Anesthesia, surgery linked to subtle decline in memory and thinking in older adults, Mayo study finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — In adults over 70, exposure to general anesthesia and surgery is associated with a subtle decline in memory and thinking skills, …

Mayo Clinic

New Study Finds That Having a Big Family Can Lead to Alzheimer's Risk in Moms

Concerning news for those planning to produce big families: according to a new study, mothers who give birth to five or more children could have a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.<p>The reason for such an investigation into the link between motherhood and dementia is because two-thirds …

Alzheimer's Disease

Scientists treated a mouse’s genetic disorder in the womb — here’s what’s next

The downside of working with fetuses is that the mom is also involved<p>This week, scientists reported that they were able to treat a serious genetic disorder in the womb — in mice. It sounds like science fiction, but this type of treatment may not be far away for humans. What will we need to figure …

Prenatal Development

What Larry Fedora got right about CTE, and what he did really wrong

A lack of scientific proof about football and CTE isn’t an excuse to keep the sport in the past.<p>fIf anyone in North Carolina’s football program wants to look into CTE research and its connection to football, they need only step out of their team facility and take a seven-minute walk to the …

Boston University

Pregnancy history linked to risk for Alzheimer's disease

A woman's pregnancy history may predict her risk for developing Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.

Alzheimer's Disease

Silver Alert issued for missing Surry County woman

Mount Airy — A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Mount Airy woman by the N.C. Center for Missing Persons.<p>Teresa Ann Caudle, 54, was last …

Cognitive Science

Yale Alzheimer's Test Directly Measures Synaptic Loss

Yale researchers have developed a test that can directly measure synaptic loss in people with Alzheimer’s disease, <b>EurekaAlert! posted</b>, and it’s being …

Dementia

Cognitive decline and dementia in diabetes mellitus: mechanisms and clinical implications

Review Article | Published: 18 July 2018<p>Geert Jan Biessels &<br>• Florin Despa<p><i>Nature Reviews Endocrinology</i> (2018) | Download Citation<p>Subjects<p>Alzheimer's …

Google Scholar

The Difficulties of Keeping Your Job When You Have Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis can reduce productivity and affect cognitive abilities, forcing people with MS to cut back their hours, quit their jobs, or retire …

Multiple Sclerosis

Is Knoxville's Billy Ray Irick too impaired to be executed?

Questioning the execution of individuals with severe mental illness<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy …

Death Penalty

Memorization test & resting state EEG components in mild & subjective cognitive impairment

This article by Dr. Giulia Mazzon et al. is published in Current Alzheimer Research, Volume 15, Issue 9, 2018<p>Researchers at the University of Trieste …

Cognitive Science

Silver Alert issued for Forysth County man

A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Rural Hall man by the N.C. Center for Missing Persons.<p>Paul Anthony McMorris, 52, has dementia or another …

Cognitive Science

IOMachine Runthroughs: Buy GW Pharma On Current Approval And Future Catalysts

The Input-Output Machine, or IOMachine, is a new analysis tool we developed for our subscribers at the Total Pharma Tracker. This takes a biotech …

Business

Field Of Psychology Self-Evaluates As Foundational Experiments Keep Getting Overturned

There have been several attacks recently on the "classic" experiments that help make up the way we think about human behavior. In other news: …

Health Policy

This Drug Combo Extends Lifespan and Healthspan in Mice by Killing 'Zombie' Cells

Aging may seem like the most natural—and inevitable—thing in life. Yet according to a new study in <i>Nature Medicine</i>, rejuvenating an aging body may be …

Medicine

Therapix Biosciences Announces Positive Data From Recent Pre-clinical Studies for its Drug Candidate THX-160 for Treatment of Pain

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Therapix Biosciences Ltd. TRPX, +3.87% a specialty, clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focusing on …

Clinical Trials

Highly Cited Collection

The most highly rated peer-reviewed, primary research journal in nutrition and dietetics, <i>The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i> (<i>AJCN</i>) publishes …

Clinical Trials

For Selected Services, Blacks And Hispanics More Likely To Receive Low-Value Care Than Whites

1 Institute of Medicine . <i>Unequal treatment: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care</i> . Washington (DC) : National Academies Press ; …

Health Care

Wake Forest Baptist secures $8 million grant for type 2 diabetes study

An $8 million federal health grant has been provided to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for a lifestyle study for individuals who have Type 2 …

Diabetes

Signs of a Functional Alcoholic

Many people think of alcoholics as disheveled, homeless winos who have lost everything, but there are people who meet the criteria for a medical …

Alcohol

Cognitive Test Trump Took May Have Been Undermined by Publicity, Doctors Warn

Six months after a White House physician told reporters that President Trump had aced a well-regarded test of cognitive impairment, a group of doctors is warning that the exam may have been compromised by the resulting news coverage, which revealed some of its questions.<p>Until it’s clear whether the …

U.S. Politics

News of Trump passing cognitive test may make it harder to detect dementia

Exposure to the test makes it easier to pass, doctors warn.<p>News reports in January that President Donald Trump passed a widely used test that screens …

Donald Trump

Want to Nail Your Goals For the Rest of 2018? Use This Checklist | Inc.com

You've made it through half the year! Congratulations! But what about those goals you promised yourself you'd actually attain this year? Have you run that half marathon? Has your business taken off? Are you happier at work?<p>If the answers to those questions is an unequivocal no, you're not alone. …

Money

Does the Mediterranean Diet Impact Brain Health and Memory?

What Is the Mediterranean Diet?<p>The Mediterranean diet is not intended to be a weight loss diet; rather, it's a way of eating that is similar to the …

Holistic Medicine

Multiple sclerosis patients had higher incidence other conditions: UBC study

VANCOUVER -- Conditions such as sleep problems, irritable bowel syndrome and depression are more common among multiple sclerosis patients -- five …

Multiple Sclerosis

Silver Alert issued for 92-year-old Wayne County man

A Silver Alert has been issued for a 92-year-old Wayne County man who was last seen at church.<p>According to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, …

Cognitive Science

Suven Life gets product patent from Europe, South Korea

Suven Life Sciences has been granted a product patent each by Europe and South Korea for a new chemical entity (NCE) used in the treatment of disorder

South Korea

Preserving Stewardship Of The Patient’s Story

Over the course of a week, I visited my elderly friend hospitalized with a broken hip, cognitive impairment, and chest pain. A steady stream of …

Medical Research

Missing Winston-Salem woman found; Germanton woman still missing

Winston-Salem police has canceled a silver alert for a local woman declared as missing and endangered Sunday by a state law-enforcement agency.<p>The …

Crime

Here’s Exactly What to Do if a Tick Bites You

There are lots of experiences you might hope to have while exploring the great outdoors. Taking in scenic views after summiting a hike, enjoying …

Disease