Search Tag: cognitive function

IMAGING Management

RSNA16: Aerobic Exercise Improves Cognitive Function

2016 05 Dec

According to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who exercised four times a week over a six month period had an increase in brain volume in specific areas of their brain. Those who participated in aerobic exercise demonstrated greater gains in such activity.... Read more

Cardiology Management

Stroke Associated with Decline in Cognitive Function

2015 07 Jul

In a study conducted with 24,000 participants, it was found that those who experienced a stroke had an acute decline in cognitive function as well as accelerated and persistent cognitive decline over 6 years. Details of the study have been published in JAMA.Approximately 795,000 people in the US experience a stroke each year. In 2010 alone, there were... Read more

ICU Management

Neuroprotective Measures Improve Outcomes in Patients after Cardiac Arrest

2015 06 Apr

According to an article published by JAMA Neurology, patients with cardiac arrest (CA) who received targeted body-temperature management in intensive care units in Europe and Australia as a neuroprotective measure had an improved quality of life and cognitive function.   The primary cause of death for patients in ICUs after a cardiac arrest is brain... Read more

IT Management

Virtual Reality Game Detects Condition Which Precedes Alzheimer’s Disease

2015 14 Jan

A new study by Greek researchers has demonstrated that a virtual reality game frequently used for cognitive training is effective as a screening tool for adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The virtual supermarket (VSM) application was developed as part of a project which uses new technologies to screen, diagnose, treat and support patients... Read more

Executive Health Management

Shift Work Impairs Cognition Over Time

2014 13 Nov

An irregular work schedule can negatively influence health and socialisation due to a disruption of normal circadian rhythms. New research explored the impact of long-term shift work on cognition, and found that workers who were exposed to frequently changing schedules or odd work hours for more than ten years showed signs of cognitive impairment equal... Read more

IMAGING Management

Study: Diabetes Impacts Brain Structure

2014 29 Apr

According to the findings of a new study entitled “Effect of Diabetes on Brain Structure: The Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes MR Imaging Baseline Data” and published online in the journal Radiology, there appears to be a link between type 2 diabetes and brain degeneration. The researchers further discovered that diabetes may not be... Read more


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