Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders News

Apr 09, 2021
Vaccines and functional neurological disorder
Some videos posted on social media showing people experiencing abnormal movements and walking difficulties after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine may be related to functional neurologic disorder--a common neuropsychiatric condition.
Apr 07, 2021
Memory and executive function symptoms more accurate for predicting CTE than mood, behavior
Another step closer to being able to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy in the living.
Apr 01, 2021
New research on Alzheimer Disease shows “lifestyle origin at least in some degree”
Alzheimer disease-stricken brains show a genetic deficit in ability to use glucose.
Mar 31, 2021
Pumping the “brain brake” in pediatric anxiety
Researchers find ways to predict treatment outcomes for adolescent anxiety using brain imaging.
Mar 30, 2021
Dementia and COVID: What families and physicians should know
One unmistakable difference among patients was the greater incidence of delirium in those with dementia.
Mar 25, 2021
Cognition of patients with Alzheimer disease improves with sargramostim, study shows
Clinical trial participants saw memory-enhancing benefits and disease-modifying activities when taking Sargramostim.
Mar 21, 2021
Eating processed meat could increase dementia risk
Research indicates that consuming a 25g serving of processed meat a day is associated with a 44% increased risk of developing dementia.
Mar 16, 2021
Criteria published for diagnosing the clinical syndrome of CTE during life
New standards will assist in addressing knowledge gaps in research.
Mar 10, 2021
Head injury 25 years later—study finds increased risk of dementia
Research reveals stronger associations between head injuries and dementia among women compared to men, and among white participants as compared to black participants.
Mar 08, 2021
New test enables rapid detection of mild cognitive impairment as well as dementia
Researchers develop a new efficient way to screen for mild cognitive impairment and dementia.
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