cognitive decline

The Effect of Cochlear Implants on Cognitive Function in Older Adults: Initial Baseline and 18-Month Follow Up Results for a Prospective International Longitudinal Study.

Authors: Briggs R, Busby P, Dowell R, Harris D, Maruff P, Sarant J, Schembri A

Journal: Frontiers in neuroscience

Abstract In older adults, hearing loss is independently associated with an increased rate of cognitive decline, and has been identified to be a modifiable risk factor for dementia. The mechanism underlying the cognitive decline associated with […]

Online study partner-reported cognitive decline in the Brain Health Registry.

Authors: Camacho MR, Finley S, Flenniken D, Fockler J, Insel PS, Mackin RS, Maruff P, Nosheny RL, Truran D, Ulbricht A, Weiner MW, Yaffe K

Journal: Alzheimer's & Dementia

Introduction: Methods for efficiently identifying cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are a critical unmet need. The goal of this work was to validate novel online study partner (SP)-reported outcomes to identify cognitive decline in older […]

Indication of Cognitive Change and Associated Risk Factor after Thoracic Surgery in the Elderly: A Pilot Study.

Authors: Hoshikawa Y, Kawashima R, Kulason K, Noda M, Nouchi R, Okada Y

Journal: Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience

Background: This pilot study investigated the effects of partial pulmonary lobectomy lung surgery on cognitive functions of elderly Japanese patients. It is recognized that elderly patients undergoing surgery have increased risk of Postoperative Cognitive Decline (POCD), […]

Episodic memory decline predicts cortical amyloid status in community-dwelling older adults.

Authors: Brodtmann A, Darby DG, Fredrickson A, Fredrickson J, Maruff P, Pietrzak RH, Rowe C, Villemagne VL, Woodward M

Journal: Journal of Alzheimer's Disease

Intra-individual decline in memory and cognition is characteristic of prodromal Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and may allow detection of very early AD pathology. Episodic memory task scores on a brief computerized cognitive battery (CogState) were prospectively evaluated […]

Intraindividual cognitive decline using a brief computerized cognitive screening test.

Authors: Darby DG, Fredrickson A, Fredrickson J, Maruff P, Moore L, Pietrzak RH, Sach J, Woodward M

Journal: Alzheimer's & Dementia

BACKGROUND: Progressive intraindividual decline in memory and cognition is characteristic of dementia and may be useful in detecting very early Alzheimer’s disease pathology. METHODS: This study evaluated the slopes of cognitive performance over a 12-month period […]

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