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Effects of Oral Contraceptive Androgenicity on Visuospatial and Social-Emotional Cognition: A Prospective Observational Trial

Authors: Gurvich C, Hudaib AR, Kulkarni J.Gurvich C, Thomas N, Warren AM, Worsley R

Journal: Brain Sciences

Oral contraceptives (OCs) containing estrogen and progesterone analogues are widely used amongst reproductive-aged women, but their neurocognitive impact is poorly understood. Preliminary studies suggest that OCs improve verbal memory and that OCs with greater androgenic activity […]

Reaction Times, Learning, and Executive Functioning in Adults Born Preterm

Authors: Heinonen K, Hovi P, Järvelin MR, Kajantie E.Suikkanen J, Matinolli HM, Miettola S, Räikkönen K, Sipola M, Suikkanen J, Tikanmäki M, Vääräsmäki M

Journal: Pediatric Research

Background: This study examines cognitive functioning in adults born across the range of prematurity with appropriate or small for gestational age (SGA) birth weight compared with full-term controls. Methods: ESTER Preterm Birth Study participants without severe […]

Sex Differences in Verbal Memory Predict Functioning Through Negative Symptoms in Early Psychosis

Authors: Ashok Malla, Carolina Makowski, Gabriella Buck, Katie M Lavigne, Martin Lepage, Ridha Joober

Journal: Schizophrenia Bulletin

Abstract Verbal memory (VM) is one of the most affected cognitive domains in first-episode psychosis (FEP) and is a robust predictor of functioning. Given that healthy females demonstrate superior VM relative to males and that female […]

Relation between retinal vascular abnormalities and working memory impairment in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Authors: Appaji A, Berendschot TTJM, Chako DM, Hiremath CV, Jacob A, Kesavan M, Nagendra B, Padmanabha A, Rao NP, Rao SV, Varambally S, Venkatasubramanian G, Webers CAB

Journal: Asian journal of psychiatry

Emerging evidence indicates abnormal retinal micro-vasculature in schizophrenia (SCZ) and bipolar disorder (BD) and its relation to cognitive functions. However, the association of these abnormalities with the cognitive deficits in these disorders has not been examined till date.

Associations of Apolipoprotein E ε4 Genotype and Ball Heading With Verbal Memory in Amateur Soccer Players.

Authors: Davies P, Freudenberg-Hua Y, Hu S, Hunter LE, Kim M, Lipton ML, Lipton RB, Srinivasan P, Stewart WF

Journal: JAMA Neurology

Importance: Emerging evidence suggests that long-term exposure to ball heading in soccer, the most popular sport in the world, confers risk for adverse cognitive outcomes. However, the extent to which the apolipoprotein E ε4 (APOE ε4) […]

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