Tag: "neurocognitive" at medical news
Smoking may interfere with alcoholics' neurocognitive recovery during abstinence
...ndicate that smoking may interfere with alcoholics neurocognitive
recovery during their first six to nine months of ...ndicate that smoking may interfere with alcoholics neurocognitive
recovery during their first six to nine months of abstinence from alcohol. Results are published i...
Sleep restriction affects children's speech
...recorded event-related potentials, as a measure of neurocognitive
development, from 32 children six-to-seven years o...ght for seven nights contributes to disruptions in neurocognitive
functioning," said Waford. "The early school years are crucial windows that determine future learni...
Binge drinking leads to neurocognitive deficits among college students
Alcoholics tend to have poorer neurocognitive
functioning, including decision-making capabilitie...iated with impaired decision making. The long-term neurocognitive
effects of binge drinking during young adulthood are unclear. Researchers know that alcoholics tend...
UCLA neurologist honored with American Heart Association's Stroke Council Award
...f stroke; neuroimaging; clinical trial design, and neurocognitive
consequences of stroke. His work has been supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the American Heart Association, and the National Stroke Association. He is the author...
Kennedy Krieger awarded $9 million to study learning disabilities in growing ranks of adolescents
...ities, and use MRI scans to determine if there are neurocognitive
indicators that predict how children will respond to intervention; determine how aspects of ADHD (processing speed, working memory) influence reading comprehension; and, determine the prevalence of different subtypes of reading disabilities b...
Decision-making impairment appears greater in alcoholics with coexisting personality disorders
...ndings also stress the importance of exploring the neurocognitive
mechanisms that may underlie the development of so...indings increasingly reveal that assessment of the neurocognitive
or decision-making capacities of a patient might have better prognostic validity when assessing risk...
Concussion in athletes: Can they accurately evaluate their own condition?
...ult in premature return to play. A computer-based neurocognitive
test designed specifically to measure the effects ...), a widely-used computer program which measures 4 neurocognitive
functions: verbal memory, visual memory, reaction time and visual motor processing speed. ImPACT i...
Doctors warn: Do not rely only on what young athletes say when managing concussions
...symptoms, the doctors stress, using computer-based neurocognitive
function testing is crucial for accurate, objectiv...ttempt to speed their return to the playing field, neurocognitive
testing following suspected concussion is particularly important in keeping kids safe," said Mark Lo...
JRRD tipsheet: Focus on stroke
... We examined whether the location of brain damage, neurocognitive
deficits, and/or the number of clinical features i...discharge from the hospital. In addition, specific neurocognitive
deficits seemed to be related to swallowing outcomes; however, location of brain damage was not asso...
Long-term abstinence may resolve many of the neurocognitive deficits associated with alcoholism
...erm abstinent alcoholics can recover many of their neurocognitive
deficits, except for spatial-processing abilities....inence from alcohol can resolve many but not all neurocognitive
deficits. Results are published in the September issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Re...
Mixed amphetamine salts extended release improves information processing in adults with ADHD
...he beneficial or adverse effects of medications on neurocognitive
functioning. "One unexpected finding was that pat...of psychostimulant treatment on certain aspects of neurocognitive
processing in young adults with ADHD, underscoring the importance of treating ADHD early and appropr...
JRRD tipsheet: Focus on stroke, Parkinson's treatment, wheelchair durability
...e with schizophrenia , pg. 829 In a recent study, neurocognitive
enhancement therapy (NET) significantly improved work outcomes in 145 volunteers with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. Study patients were randomly assigned to 6 months of paid work therapy (WT) or to NET plus WT. Volunteers receiving NET a...
M. D. Anderson: Setting the benchmark in brain tumor treatment
...a number of pharmacologic agents to help alleviate neurocognitive
symptoms or to protect the brain to avoid them. T... why some brain tumor patients develop more severe neurocognitive
symptoms than others, to allow treatment modfications for those that may be at risk. Until a ...
Advice to children with sleep apnea: Wear that night-time breathing device!
...r says. It remains unclear how PAP therapy affects neurocognitive
performance, even though parents reported improved...ded to document objectively the device's effect on neurocognitive
function. There was no difference in reported academic performance, irritability or hyperactivity. C...
NFL players show more rapid recovery from concussions than high school players
...udy is the first to provide a direct comparison of neurocognitive
recovery in professional and younger athletes, wit... of concussion occurrence, by using a computerized neurocognitive
testing tool, ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing). The project highl...
Does smoking cloud the brain?
... suggest a direct relationship between smoking and neurocognitive
function among men with alcoholism. And, the resul...between smoking and decreased thinking ability, or neurocognitive
proficiency," says Glass. "But we hope our findings of an association will lead to further examinati...
Eating fish associated with slower cognitive decline
...y acids, which have been shown to be essential for neurocognitive
development and normal brain functioning, according to background information in the article. Fish consumption has been associated with lower risk of dementia and stroke and recent studies have suggested that consumption of one omega-3 fatty acid in ...
Researchers find multiple proteins that stick to medical devices
...te blood clotting. This in turn may contribute to neurocognitive
impairment following the use of these devices, possibly due to small clots that break away from the device. "It's really exciting that even after over 60 years of research in the area, there is more to learn about how blood interacts with materials,"...
Research finds poor sleep affects student's school performance
...ively affects their school performance and various neurocognitive
abilities, according to an article recently published in the Journal of School Health. This review of 21 studies found that some causes of disturbed sleep are reversible and that affected students can achieve better academic performance after interv...
Young athletes' post-concussion migraine may signal greater neurocognitive impairment
...racteristics after a concussion may have increased neurocognitive
impairment, suggests a University of Pittsburgh Sp...dache following a concussion also showed increased neurocognitive
function impairment and related symptoms compared to concussed athletes with no post-injury headache...