Tag: cognitive function

1. Patients born both extremely premature and with severe growth restriction were found to have decreased level of functioning in multiple cognitive domains when assessed at 10 years old. 2. In addition to cognitive delays, patients born extremely premature with severe growth restriction were found to have a myriad of...
1. From a systematic review, there is a paucity of studies reporting long-term cognitive outcomes in older adults undergoing cardiovascular procedures. 2. The few studies identified reported little to no difference in cognitive outcomes between comparison groups and controls. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: It is unclear whether cardiovascular interventions...
1. Older adults who randomized to a high cocoa–containing diet had improved scores on a task designed to test their cognitive function at 3 months compared to subjects given low cocoa–containing diet. 2. This improvement in cognitive ability was associated with enhanced dentate gyrus (DG) function in the brain. Evidence...
Image: PD 1. In a large cohort of women, greater adherence in midlife to healthy dietary patterns was associated with approximately 40% greater odds of healthy aging. 2. Greater intakes of plant foods, whole grains, and fish or long-chain omega-3 poly unsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs); moderate intake of alcohol; and lower...
Image: PD PET scans of AIDS patient with dementia 1. Surveillance across three regions in the UK suggests that dementia prevalence is 24% lower than would be expected. 2. This decrease in prevalence is due to much lower rates among individuals in non-care settings. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Despite the...