Human hookworm infection, even at low levels, can cause rapid, acute and measurable cognitive impairments. Using rodent models, researchers found a link between the parasitic infection and alterations in both the microbiome and cognitive development.
An estimated 13.6% of deaths in the U.S could be attributed to dementia. The number is 2.7 times higher than the official reported dementia-related deaths. The underestimation varies greatly by race, with 7.1 times more older Black adults, and 4.1 times more Hispanic adults, dying from dementia that public records indicate.
People who have trouble falling asleep at night are at increased risk of cognitive decline within fourteen years compared to those with other forms of insomnia, a new study reports.
New research claims alcohol consumption is not a direct cause of cognitive impairment in older men.
Researchers discover levels of certain fats found in the CSF may predict which HIV patients are more likely to suffer from cognitive impairment.
Verbal tests for MCI might not pick up symptoms in women until they are further along into the progression of Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.
According to researchers, Parkinson's patients who have a drop in blood pressure when standing exhibit significant cognitive deficits.