Administering a visual association test in patients with a small decline on the Mini-Mental State Examination during a 2-year period has substantial incremental value for identifying those at elevated risk for developing dementia.
Associations between cannabis use and cognitive functioning in adolescents and young adults are small.
Multiple Sclerosis Guidelines: AAN's Recommendations for Initiating, Switching, Stopping Disease-Modifying TherapyApril 26, 2018
The new guidelines focus on helping clinicians decide when to initiate, switch, or discontinue disease-modifying therapies for multiple sclerosis.
Investigators believe the siponimod EXPAND study is the first trial of disease-modifying therapy to show superiority over a placebo for disability progression in SPMS.
The NIA-AA has proposed updates to the 2011 guidelines for symptomatic stages of Alzheimer's disease to include the idea that certain imaging and cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers are valid proxies for neuropathologic changes of AD.
A reasonable proportion of patients with epilepsy who have received treatment with pharmaceutical-grade cannabidiol products along with antiepileptic drugs have experienced a decrease in seizure frequency.
Cognitive decline risk is lowered in individuals aged 85 and older with high cholesterol.
An inverse relation was observed between epilepsy and cerebral palsy and 5-minute and 10-minute Apgar scores.
Modulate electrical stimulation of the amygdala may improve declarative memory without provoking any emotional reaction.
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.
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.
Intake of primary nutrients and bioactives in green leafy vegetables is associated with slower cognitive decline.
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?
Facing dementia with strength and courage can inspire and comfort patients' families.
Four main factors can be used to predict potential neurodevelopmental delays in children born prematurely.
People who lose greater amounts of weight per decade later in life have an increased risk of mild cognitive impairment.
Older adults who consumed a moderate amount of coffee had a lower risk of mild cognitive impairment.
Researchers estimate that the annual cost of caring for people with autism spectrum disorder could rise to $500 billion to $1 trillion.
Adhering to a Mediterranean diet may help fight against cognitive decline in older adults.