cognitive function

The impact of chemotherapy on cognitive function: a multicentre prospective cohort study in testicular cancer.

Authors: Davis ID, Grimison P, Kalinowski P, Martin A, Maruff P, Olver IN, Schembri A, Stockler M, Toner GC, Whitford HS

Journal: Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer

Purpose: The causal link between chemotherapy and cognitive impairment is unclear. We studied testicular cancer patients’ objective and subjective cognitive function longitudinally, comparing a surgery group with a surgery + chemotherapy group, addressing prior methodological issues […]

Resistance training enhances delayed memory in healthy middle-aged and older adults: A randomised controlled trial.

Authors: Brown BM, Gordon N, Laws SM, Marston KJ, Martins RN, Peiffer JJ, Rainey-Smith SR, Sohrabi HR, Teo SY

Journal: Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport / Sports Medicine Australia

OBJECTIVES: High-intensity exercise is a potential therapeutic tool to postpone or prevent the onset of cognitive decline. However, there is a lack of sufficient evidence regarding the longitudinal effects of structured resistance training on cognitive function […]

Migraine comorbidity and cognitive performance in patients with focal epilepsy.

Authors: Begasse de Dhaem OAJ, Cristofaro S, French J, Hesdorffer DC, Meador KJ, Minen MT, Morrison C

Journal: Epilepsy & behavior : E&B

BACKGROUND: Migraine and epilepsy are comorbid conditions. While it is well known that epilepsy can have an impact on cognitive abilities, there is conflicting evidence in the literature on the relationship between migraine and cognitive function. […]

Depression, lifestyle factors and cognitive function in people living with HIV and comparable HIV-negative controls.

Authors: Anderson J, Bagkeris E, Boffito M, De Francesco D, Johnson M, Mallon P, Post FA, Sabin CA, Underwood J, Vera JH, Williams I, Winston A

Journal: HIV Medicine

OBJECTIVES: We investigated whether differences in cognitive performance between people living with HIV (PLWH) and comparable HIV-negative people were mediated or moderated by depressive symptoms and lifestyle factors. METHODS: A cross-sectional study of 637 ‘older’ PLWH […]

Cognition in breast cancer survivors: A pilot study of interval and continuous exercise.

Authors: Ikin A, Northey JM, Pumpa KL, Quinlan C, Rattray B, Smee DJ, Toohey K

Journal: Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport / Sports Medicine Australia

OBJECTIVES: The current study investigated the effects of two exercise interventions on cognitive function amongst breast cancer survivors. DESIGN: Pilot randomised-controlled trial. METHODS: Seventeen female cancer survivors (mean: 62.9±7.8years) were randomised into three groups: high-intensity interval […]

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