Cognition

Diabetes Causes Brain Damage In Later Life

September 11, 2014

Diabetes Causes Brain Damage In Later Life For Those Diagnosed In Middle Age Diabetes causes brain damage in older people who were diagnosed in their middle age years. A growing number of people around the world are developing diabetes and scientists at the Mayo Clinic have found that diabetes during midlife can have a detrimental […]

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Fibromyalgia Includes Cognitive Brainfog

August 13, 2014

Fibromyalgia Includes Cognitive Symptoms A new study confirms that people with fibromyalgia (FM) can experience objective impairments in cognitive and executive function independent of depression. Fibromyalgia patients “often complain about the so-called ‘Fibro-fog’, a cluster of cognitive disorders not always reflected in poor test-based performance, but which strongly interferes with work and daily life,” lead author […]

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Midlife Hypertension Linked to Steeper Cognitive Decline

August 12, 2014

Midlife Hypertension Linked to Steeper Cognitive Decline Having hypertension or elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP) in midlife, but not in late-life, was associated with greater cognitive decline, new research suggests. The results of the new study, conducted by investigators at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, adds further evidence supporting an association […]

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