A randomized controlled trial for measuring effects on cognitive functions of adding ketamine to propofol during sedation for colonoscopy

Authors: Liang Tian, Hengfei Luan, Pin Zhu, Zhiyuan Zhang, Hongguang Bao

Journal: Medicine

Year Published: 2020

Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of adding ketamine to propofol on cognitive functions in patients undergoing sedation for colonoscopy. Methods: In this randomized, double-blinded, and controlled study, 200 patients were […]

Remotely Supervised Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Increases the Benefit of At-Home Cognitive Training in Multiple Sclerosis

Authors: Leigh Charvet, Michael Shaw, Bryan Dobbs, Ariana Frontario, Kathleen Sherman, Marom Bikson, Abhishek Datta, Lauren Krupp, Esmail Zeinapour, Margaret Kasschau

Journal: Neuromodulation

Year Published: 2017

Objective: To explore the efficacy of remotely-supervised transcranial direct current stimulation (RS-tDCS) paired with cognitive training (CT) exercise in participants with multiple sclerosis (MS). Methods: In a feasibility study of RS-tDCS in MS, participants completed ten […]

Infant motor development and cognitive performance in early old age: the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study

Authors: Taina Poranen-Clark, Mikaela B von Bonsdorff, Jari Lahti, Katri Räikkönen, Clive Osmond, Taina Rantanen, Eero Kajantie, Johan G Eriksson

Journal: Age

Year Published: 2015

Motor development and cognitive development in childhood have been found to be fundamentally interrelated, but less is known about the association extending over the life course. The aim of this study was to examine the association […]

Amyloid-β Related Memory Decline is not Associated with Subjective or Informant Rated Cognitive Impairment in Healthy Adults

Authors: Simone Hollands, Yen Ying Lim, Rachel Buckley, Robert H Pietrzak, Peter J Snyder, David Ames, Kathryn A Ellis, Karra Harrington, Nicola Lautenschlager, Ralph N Martins, Colin L Masters, Victor L Villemagne, Christopher C Rowe, Paul Maruff

Journal: Journal of Alzheimer's Disease

Year Published: 2014

Background: The detection of early Alzheimer’s disease (AD) can rely on subjective and informant reports of cognitive impairment. However, relationships between subjective cognitive impairment, objectively measured cognitive function, and amyloid-β (Aβ) biomarkers remain unclear. Objective: To […]

Cognitive impairment in Aboriginal people with heavy episodic patterns of alcohol use

Authors: Sheree Cairney, Alan Clough, Muriel Jaragba, Paul Maruff

Journal: Addiction

Year Published: 2007

Background: With chronic alcohol abuse, cognitive studies suggest that progressive cognitive decline may precede more serious and irreversible neurological syndromes. The early detection of cognitive impairment may therefore aid in the prevention of permanent brain damage. […]

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