April 26, 2018 A University of Delaware researcher investigated the relationship between midday-napping behaviors and neurocognitive function in early adolescents and found some keys to helping the teens battle fatigue. In a study funded by the National Institutes of Health, School of Nursing assistant professor ‘s Xiaopeng Ji and principal investigator Jianghong Liu (University of […]Continue Reading ...
March 29, 2018 Leukemia itself, not just side effects related to its treatment, may increase the risk for long-term problems with attention, organization and related neurocognitive skills in survivors of the most common childhood cancer, according to research from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The study appears today in the journal JAMA Oncology. Researchers analyzed […]Continue Reading ...
Research led by James D. Slover, MD, associate professor of orthopedic surgery at NYU Langone Health, reveals that people with undiagnosed neurocognitive deficits are undergoing hip and knee replacements at high rates and are more likely to have poorer short-term outcomes after surgery. Credit: NYU Langone Health People with undiagnosed neurocognitive deficits are undergoing hip […]Continue Reading ...
March 6, 2018 According to a recent study, patients with undiagnosed neurocognitive deficits are more likely to undergo knee and hip replacement surgeries and suffer worse short-term outcomes. Credit: sattahipbeach/Shutterstock.com In the study, patients were screened with cognitive assessments prior to undergoing a total joint arthroplasty, or replacement. The findings suggested that people with poor […]Continue Reading ...
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