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Experimental and epidemiological studies suggest female sex hormones to have long-lasting neuroprotective and anti-ageing properties. Surgically-induced menopause leads to a premature cessation of exposure to female sex hormones and could thus impact late-life cognitive function. Yet, evidence remains controversial.
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There is an increased risk of cognitive impairment or dementia in women who undergo bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO) before menopause. However, data are lacking on the association of BSO before m...
Polypharmacy, defined as the concomitant use of 5 or more medications, has a documented negative association with cognitive impairment such as delirium and is associated, potentially, with a higher ri...
The article describes the definition of dementia, its diagnostic criteria, classification. Differences in the pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of different types of dementia are considered. Th...
To determine whether classes of diabetes medications are associated with cognitive health and dementia risk, above and beyond their glycemic control properties.
We tested the hypotheses that higher levels of and persistence of midlife leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) for a long term are associated with lower cognitive decline and less incident dementia.
The prevalence of illnesses associated with old age, including dementia, is rising significantly as the elderly population dramatically grows. The use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) ...
Studies have shown conflicting results of the effect of exercise on dementia patients. The aim of this study is to examine the role of physical activity on the risk of cognitive impairmen...
The overall objective of the proposal is to examine the association between depression and the newly reported "motoric cognitive risk" (MCR) syndrome, which is a pre-dementia syndrome comb...
Background: Vitamin B12 and folate are essential to brain health. Sub optimal status of vitamin B12 and folate leads to elevation of plasma homocysteine concentration, which is associated ...
This study is going to apply neuropsychological battery tests to measure cognitive function across multiple cognitive domains in our cohort of 600 maintenance hemodialysis patients and eva...
Cognitive disorders including delirium, dementia, and other cognitive disorders. These may be the result of substance use, trauma, or other causes.
The transitional period before and after MENOPAUSE. Perimenopausal symptoms are associated with irregular MENSTRUAL CYCLE and widely fluctuated hormone levels. They may appear 6 years before menopause and subside 2 to 5 years after menopause.
A set of cognitive functions that controls complex, goal-directed thought and behavior. Executive function involves multiple domains, such as CONCEPT FORMATION, goal management, cognitive flexibility, INHIBITION control, and WORKING MEMORY. Impaired executive function is seen in a range of disorders, e.g., SCHIZOPHRENIA; and ADHD.
A neuropsychological test designed to assess different memory functions. It may incorporate an optional cognitive exam (Brief Cognitive Status Exam) that helps to assess memory related cognitive function.
Tests designed to assess various aspects of neurocognitive function and/or dementia.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
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