Having a good listener in one’s life may help slow cognitive decline: study
Aug 18, 2021
Older adults who have regular interactions with active listeners are more likely to have cognitive functioning that contradicts evidence of dementia-related brain changes, a new study finds.
Memory loss may linger eight months after mild coronavirus infection, study finds
Aug 17, 2021
The results suggest that COVID-19 may not really be a mild disease, no matter its course, investigators say. They also raise the question of whether current home-treatment strategies are optimal for long-term...
Obesity with cardiometabolic abnormalities tied to cognitive decline
Aug 03, 2021
Poorer cognitive trajectories seen for Hispanics/Latinos with central obesity in presence of cardiometabolic abnormalities
Dietary flavonoids may lower odds of subjective cognitive decline
Jul 30, 2021
Associations strongest for flavones, flavanones, anthocyanins; dose-response curve steepest for flavones, then anthocyanins
Vision impairment tied to cognitive decline
Jul 22, 2021
Contrast sensitivity impairment may affect cognitive decline across more domains than other vision measures
Signs of cognitive, functional decline may precede first stroke by 10 years
Jul 29, 2021
New findings suggest that people accumulate brain pathologies that may measurably impact their lives well before a stroke occurs, investigators say.
Cognitive decline tied to faster rate of bone loss, fracture risk: study
Jul 22, 2021
Women who experience cognitive decline may not only have faster bone loss than their peers, but have greater odds of fracturing a bone in the next 10 years — no matter the level of bone loss, investigators...
Prediction model for brain age may help detect cognitive decline
Jul 01, 2021
Greater differences between predicted age based on brain MRI and actual age seen in those with amnestic MCI versus healthy controls
Nursing home residents with, without COVID-19 experience similar levels of cognitive decline
May 14, 2021
Quarantine measures associated with COVID-19 appear to affect cognitive performance in nursing home residents and older adults regardless of whether an actual SARS-CoV-2 diagnosis exists.
Cognitive decline after infection: These factors put residents at high risk
Apr 26, 2021
Sustained cognitive decline after hospitalization for infection was found to be particularly high among nursing home residents who had experienced sepsis, those aged 85 years or older, and those with Alzheimer’s...