May 2016

The latest from Cogstate, leaders in optimizing the measurement of cognition

Study Suggests Dementia After CABG Surgery Is Not Related To POCD

May 28, 2016

Over 15 years ago, a groundbreaking study found that over 40% of patients who had undergone coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery still showed signs of cognitive impairment five years later. Grouped under the blanket diagnosis of postoperative cognitive disorder (POCD), some researchers question whether the surgery itself caused the impairment or the underlying cardiovascular […]

Understanding Cognitive Decline In Breast Cancer Patients Treated With Endocrine Therapy

May 14, 2016

While there will be almost a quarter million new diagnoses of breast cancer this year in the U.S., the percentage of survivors has been on the rise since 1989. Treatment regimens that include chemotherapy and adjuvant endocrine therapies have been proven effective for hormone receptor positive patients. Specifically, two recent clinical trials, TEXT and Suppression […]