Pediatric

Reaction Times, Learning, and Executive Functioning in Adults Born Preterm

Authors: Heinonen K, Hovi P, Järvelin MR, Kajantie E.Suikkanen J, Matinolli HM, Miettola S, Räikkönen K, Sipola M, Suikkanen J, Tikanmäki M, Vääräsmäki M

Journal: Pediatric Research

Background: This study examines cognitive functioning in adults born across the range of prematurity with appropriate or small for gestational age (SGA) birth weight compared with full-term controls. Methods: ESTER Preterm Birth Study participants without severe […]

C-reactive protein and response to lurasidone treatment in children and adolescents with bipolar I depression: Results from a placebo-controlled trial.

Authors: Loebel A, Pikalov A, Raison CL, Siu C, Tocco M

Journal: Brain behavior and immunity

This study sought to investigate associations between levels of high-sensitivity c-reactive protein (hsCRP) prior to treatment and change in depressive symptoms and cognition in a short-term, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of lurasidone in children and adolescents with […]

Computerized assessment of cognitive impairment among children undergoing radiation therapy for medulloblastoma.

Authors: Ashford JM, Conklin HM, Gajjar A, Harel BT, Heitzer AM, Merchant TE, Ness KK, Robinson GW, Schembri A, Swain MA, Wallace J, Wang F, Zhang H

Journal: Journal of Neuro-oncology

PURPOSE: Advantages to computerized cognitive assessment include increased precision of response time measurement and greater availability of alternate forms. Cogstate is a computerized cognitive battery developed to monitor attention, memory, and processing speed. Although the literature […]

Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and neurocognitive function in children with primary hypertension.

Authors: Adams HR, Batisky DL, Hooper SR, Kupferman JC, Lande MB, Samuels J, Wang H

Journal: Pediatric nephrology : journal of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association

BACKGROUND: Children with primary hypertension have been reported to have diminished scores in measures of cognition. However, little is known about the relative correlation between office and ambulatory blood pressure (BP) and neurocognitive test performance, and […]

A Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate if Computerized Cognitive Rehabilitation Improves Neurocognition in Ugandan Children with HIV.

Authors: Boivin MJ, Giordani B, Nakasujja N, Opoka RO, Sikorskii A

Journal: AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses

OBJECTIVES: Clinically stable children with HIV can have neuromotor, attention, memory, visual-spatial, and executive function impairments. We evaluated neuropsychological and behavioral benefits of computerized cognitive rehabilitation training (CCRT) in Ugandan HIV children. DESIGN: One hundred fifty-nine […]

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