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The relationship between peripheral hearing loss and higher order listening function on cognition in older Australians

Authors: Grace Nixon, Julia Zoe Sarant, Dani Tomlin & Richard Dowell

Journal: International Journal of Audiology

Year Published: 2019

Objective: Peripheral hearing, central auditory processing (CAP) and cognition are all important for comprehension of speech and deteriorate with increased age. This study aimed to examine the relation between hearing impairment and cognitive impairment by assessing […]

Increased Dolutegravir Peak Concentrations in People Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus Aged 60 and Over, and Analysis of Sleep Quality and Cognition

Authors: ER Elliot, X Wang, S Singh, B Simmons, JH Vera, RF Miller, C Fitzpatrick, G Moyle, M McClure, M Boffito

Journal: Clinical Infectious Diseases

Year Published: 2019

Background: Demographic data show an increasingly aging human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) population worldwide. Recent concerns over dolutegravir-related neuropsychiatric toxicity have emerged, particularly amongst older people living with HIV (PLWH). We describe the pharmacokinetics (PK) of dolutegravir […]

Computerized Cognitive Testing for Use in Clinical Trials: A Comparison of the NIH Toolbox and Cogstate C3 Batteries

Authors: R F Buckley, K P Sparks, K V Papp, M Dekhtyar, C Martin, S Burnham, R A Sperling, D M Rentz

Journal: The Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease

Year Published: 2018

Background: As prevention trials for Alzheimer’s disease move into asymptomatic populations, identifying older individuals who manifest the earliest cognitive signs of Alzheimer’s disease is critical. Computerized cognitive testing has the potential to replace current gold standard […]

Exercise, Sedentary Pastimes, and Cognitive Performance in Healthy Older Adults

Authors: Susanne Inez Steinberg, Mary Dupuis Sammel, Brian Tal Harel, Adrian Schembri, Christopher Policastro, Hillary R Bogner, Selamawit Negash, Steven Edward Arnold

Journal: American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

Year Published: 2014

Background: Moderately vigorous physical activity (MVPA) provides a protective affect against cognitive decline and cardiovascular risk factors. Less is known about sedentary pastimes or non exercise physical activity (NEPA) and cognitive performance. Method: 125 healthy adults […]

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