Long-term loneliness tied to risk for memory decline
Aug 08, 2022
The link between cumulative loneliness and memory loss is stronger among those aged 65 years and older, investigators have found.
Persistent low wages linked to cognitive decline in first study of its kind
Aug 05, 2022
Having sustained low wages is linked to faster memory decline, according to new findings from researchers at Columbia University.
Clinical Daily briefs for Wednesday, May 25
May 25, 2022
More than 43 million more health workers needed to meet world’s health coverage: analysis… Neuroscientists pinpoint brain mechanism tied to age-related memory loss … Men with prostate cancer have...
Cognitive decline rates more than double over 10 years: study
Mar 25, 2022
Within three years of reporting memory concerns to their doctors, 46% of adults aged 65 to 99 years old developed dementia, investigators report.
Alzheimer’s blood test to be used in memory-loss prevention trial
Nov 12, 2021
The PrecivityAD blood test will lower barriers to participation in a new clinical trial that aims to prevent the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say.
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...
Patients report memory problems after mild COVID-19
Aug 02, 2021
Patients who self-report memory problems eight months after COVID-19 often perceive worsening of health compared with one year prior
Clinical briefs for Friday, June 4
Jun 04, 2021
Dental prostheses reduce weight loss risk by 37% in elders with tooth loss … Exercise helps lower dementia risk, even for those with family history: study … Infections may inflame brain, cause memory...
Active lifestyle may slow cognitive decline in people with Parkinson’s and dementia gene: study
Apr 02, 2021
Greater physical activity at the study’s start appeared to lessen gene-related cognitive decline two years later, the authors report.
Six-year study links hearing loss to dementia risk
Feb 04, 2021
A study of older Australians has revealed a strong link between self-reported hearing loss and cognition, along with increased risk for mild cognitive impairment or dementia.