Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders News

May 07, 2018
Dementia risk doubles following concussion, UCSF study shows
Head blows without loss of conscious may cause brain changes that induce, accelerate cognitive decline.
May 01, 2018
EEG signals accurately predict autism as early as 3 months of age
Early diagnosis by 'digital biomarkers' may allow early intervention, better outcomes.
Apr 25, 2018
Lamotrigine: Serious Immune System Reaction
US FDA warns lamotrigine can cause a rare but very serious reaction that excessively activates the body’s infection-fighting immune system.
Apr 13, 2018
Lack of sleep may be linked to risk factor for Alzheimer disease
Preliminary NIH study shows increased levels of beta-amyloid.
Apr 12, 2018
Sitting is bad for your brain—not just your metabolism or heart
Thinning in brain regions important for memory linked to sedentary habits.
Apr 11, 2018
Does age at menopause affect memory?
Entering menopause at a later age may be associated with a small benefit to memory years later.
Apr 09, 2018
Antiepileptic drugs increase risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia
New study is largest research on the topic so far and the first to investigate the association in terms of regularity of use, dose, and comparing the risk between antiepileptic drugs with and without cognitive-impairing effects.
Apr 06, 2018
New blood test useful to detect people at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease
Scientists find blood test for Alzheimer's disease can detect early indicators of the disease long before the first symptoms appear in patients.
Apr 03, 2018
Long-term caffeine worsens symptoms associated with Alzheimer disease
Findings suggest that an exacerbation of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia-like symptoms may partly interfere with the beneficial cognitive effects of caffeine.
Mar 26, 2018
New study finds younger aged children with symptoms of ADHD have reduced brain size
Findings from could help determine new ways to predict which children are most at risk for developing ADHD.
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