Search Tag: cognitive function

IMAGING Management


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...Read more

Executive Health Management


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

IT Management


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

ICU Management


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

Cardiology Management


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...Read more

IMAGING Management


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...Read more

ICU Management


2019 16 Apr

New research from Canada demonstrates that a web-based patient-administered neurocognitive test battery can identify domain-specific cognitive impairment in critical illness survivors. Results show that web-based cognitive testing – i.e., Cambridge Brain Sciences (CBS) – is both feasible and able to detect subtle changes in cognitive domains similar...Read more

Cardiology Management


2022 27 Aug

The latest findings from the PERSPECTIVE trial were presented at the ESC Congress in Barcelona. The study aimed to evaluate sacubitril/valsartan compared with valsartan among symptomatic heart failure patients. The study included 592 patients with symptomatic heart failure. Two hundred and ninety-five patients received 97/103 mg sacubitril/valsartan,...Read more

IMAGING Management


2022 05 Dec

A study, led by the University of Yale, assessed brain imaging data from 5,169 children between the ages of nine to ten years to examine the connection between weight and brain health. The findings were presented at this year’s Radiological Society of North America.   Whilst previous studies have reported there is a link between childhood obesity...Read more