Tag: cognition

Music’s Charms May Soothe Heart Failure’s Effects

Music listening and singing each showed early, promising evidence for producing cardiovascular benefits, part of a burgeoning area of research that is exploring and documenting...

OTC ‘Brain Boosters’ May Pose Serious Risks, Experts Say

Over-the-counter supplements advertised to improve memory and cognitive function may contained unapproved pharmaceutical drugs in potentially dangerous combinations and dosages, new research shows. “Americans spend...

Researchers Identify Five Cognitive Phenotypes in MS

Researchers have identified five cognitive phenotypes among patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). The lead researcher described the clinical characteristics and MRI findings unique to each...

Cognitive Decline With Endocrine Tx for Breast Ca

Cognitive impairment seen in women with early breast cancer who undergo chemotherapy ― so-called chemobrain ― has now been reported in patients who are treated...

Strong Support for Amyloid as Dementia Prevention Target

The first published data from the Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer’s Disease (A4) trial support the hypothesis that higher brain amyloid levels represent an early...

How Stimulants Really Work to Improve Attention

Rather than improving concentration, methylphenidate and similar stimulants actually work by increasing individuals’ motivation to complete difficult tasks by raising dopamine levels, new research shows....