Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders News

Jun 29, 2020
Repeated head impacts associated with later-life depression symptoms, worse cognitive function
Largest study to date on living patients lends insight into the differences between the consequences of traumatic brain injury or concussion and repetitive subconcussive head impacts.
Jun 25, 2020
Why do more women have Alzheimer disease than men? It’s not just from living longer
Risk of Alzheimer disease may be associated with hormonal changes due to menopause, specifically the loss of estrogen.
Jun 19, 2020
MRI test for football players that could detect chronic traumatic encephalopathy
New methodology uses brain imaging techniques and analytical methods to determine whether football players have chronic traumatic encephalopathy by measuring leakage of the blood-brain barrier.
Jun 17, 2020
Evidence lacking for drug treatment of multiple sclerosis-related cognitive impairment
Systematic review of available drugs for treating multiple sclerosis fails to identify interventions effective for treating cognitive symptoms.
Jun 02, 2020
App promises to improve pain management in dementia patients
App to aid health-care staff to assess and manage pain in patients suffering from dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases.
May 27, 2020
Dementia gene raises risk of severe COVID-19
Having a faulty gene linked to dementia doubles the risk of developing severe COVID-19.
May 19, 2020
Coronavirus infections may lead to delirium and potentially PTSD
People taken ill by coronavirus infections may experience psychiatric problems while hospitalized and potentially after they recover.
May 13, 2020
New imaging tool helps researchers see extent of Alzheimer disease’s early damage
New imaging technology allows scientists to see widespread loss of brain synapses in early stages of Alzheimer disease.
May 06, 2020
More berries, apples and tea may have protective benefits against Alzheimer disease
Study shows low intake of flavonoid-rich foods linked with higher Alzheimer's risk over 20 years.
Apr 23, 2020
Which foods do you eat together? How you combine them may raise dementia risk
Study finds "food networks" centered on processed meats, starches may raise risk.
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