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Greater Circulating Copper Concentrations and Copper/Zinc Ratios are Associated with Lower Psychological Distress, But Not Cognitive Performance, in a Sample of Australian Older Adults.

Authors: Cardoso BR, Daly RM, Formica M, Gianoudis J, Mravunac M, Nowson CA, O'Connell SL, Roberts BR, Szymlek-Gay EA

Journal: Nutrients

Dyshomeostasis of copper and zinc is linked to neurodegeneration. This study investigated the relationship between circulating copper and zinc and copper/zinc ratios and cognitive function, symptoms of depression and anxiety, and neurotrophic factors in older Australian […]

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

Authors: Dowell R, Nixon G, Sarant JZ, Tomlin D

Journal: International journal of audiology

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 […]

Multifaceted intervention to enhance cognition in older people at risk of cognitive decline: study protocol for the Protein Omega-3 and Vitamin D Exercise Research (PONDER) study.

Authors: Brownell S, Daly RM, Duckham RL, Macpherson H, Meyer B, Mirzaee S

Journal: BMJ Open

INTRODUCTION: An increasing number of people are living with cognitive impairment and dementia. Current pharmacological therapies at best reduce Alzheimer’s disease symptomatology but do not delay dementia onset in those at high risk. Structured exercise interventions […]

Selenium Status Is Not Associated with Cognitive Performance: A Cross-Sectional Study in 154 Older Australian Adults.

Authors: Cardoso BR, Daly RM, Formica M, Gianoudis J, Nowson CA, O'Connell S, Roberts BR, Szymlek-Gay EA

Journal: Nutrients

Selenium was suggested to play a role in modulating cognitive performance and dementia risk. Thus, this study aimed to investigate the association between selenium status and cognitive performance, as well as inflammatory and neurotrophic markers in […]

Unsupervised online neuropsychological test performance for individuals with mild cognitive impairment and dementia: Results from the Brain Health Registry.

Authors: Bickford D, Comacho M, Finley S, Flenniken D, Harel B, Insel PS, Mackin RS, Maruff P, Nosheny R, Truran D, Ulbright A, Weiner MW

Journal: Alzheimer's & Dementia

Introduction: The purpose of this study is to compare online neuropsychological test performance of older adults across self-reported diagnoses of being cognitively normal, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease and to determine the […]

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