Neurocognitive Disorders

Cerebral palsy, epilepsy risk associated with lower Apgar score

Cerebral palsy, epilepsy risk associated with lower Apgar score

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An inverse relation was observed between epilepsy and cerebral palsy and 5-minute and 10-minute Apgar scores.

Long-term memory enhanced by electrical stimulation of the amygdala

Long-term memory enhanced by electrical stimulation of the amygdala

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Modulate electrical stimulation of the amygdala may improve declarative memory without provoking any emotional reaction.

NFL players do not have significantly increased mortality risk

NFL players do not have significantly increased mortality risk

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Among NFL football players who began their careers between 1982 and 1992, career participation in the NFL, compared with limited NFL exposure obtained primarily as an NFL replacement player during a league-wide strike, was not associated with a statistically significant difference in long-term all-cause mortality.

Solanezumab does not change cognitive decline in mild Alzheimer’s disease

In patients with mild Alzheimer's disease solanezumab, an antibody designed to facilitate clearance of amyloid-beta plaques, did not significantly reduce cognitive decline over time.

Green leafy vegetable consumption linked to slower cognitive decline

Green leafy vegetable consumption linked to slower cognitive decline

Intake of primary nutrients and bioactives in green leafy vegetables is associated with slower cognitive decline.

Pesticides and 
Parkinson's disease

Pesticides and 
Parkinson's disease

Increasing evidence has shown a link between pesticide exposure and the risk for Parkinson's disease. How real is this link on the golf course?

The bravery of people with dementia

The bravery of people with dementia

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Facing dementia with strength and courage can inspire and comfort patients' families.

Predicting neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with very low birth weight

Predicting neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with very low birth weight

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Four main factors can be used to predict potential neurodevelopmental delays in children born prematurely.

Increasing weight loss linked to mild cognitive impairment in older adults

Increasing weight loss linked to mild cognitive impairment in older adults

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People who lose greater amounts of weight per decade later in life have an increased risk of mild cognitive impairment.

Moderate coffee intake may reduce cognitive impairment

Moderate coffee intake may reduce cognitive impairment

Older adults who consumed a moderate amount of coffee had a lower risk of mild cognitive impairment.

Cost of autism care may reach $500 billion by 2025

Cost of autism care may reach $500 billion by 2025

Researchers estimate that the annual cost of caring for people with autism spectrum disorder could rise to $500 billion to $1 trillion.

Mediterranean diet and cognition

Mediterranean diet and cognition

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Adhering to a Mediterranean diet may help fight against cognitive decline in older adults.

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