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Cognitive and mood improvements of caffeine in habitual consumers and habitual non-consumers of caffeine
TLDR
The present placebo-controlled, double-blind, balanced crossover study investigated the acute cognitive and mood effects of caffeine in habitual users and habitual non-users of caffeine and found that caffeine tended to benefit consumers’ mood more while improving performance more in the non-consumers.
Hepatitis C and cognitive impairment in a cohort of patients with mild liver disease
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Preliminary results demonstrate cognitive impairment that is unaccounted for by depression, fatigue, or a history of IVDU in patients with histologically mild HCV infection.
Chewing gum selectively improves aspects of memory in healthy volunteers
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The effects of chewing gum was examined using acomprehensive and sensitive cognitive assessment battery and two tasks manipulating cognitive load, and heart rateresponses were also measured.
The Clinician Assessment of Fluctuation and the One Day Fluctuation Assessment Scale. Two methods to assess fluctuating confusion in dementia.
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The agreement between the clinician-rated scale and the scale completed by a non-clinician was determined and both scales correlated significantly with each other, and with the neuropsychological and electrophysiological measures of fluctuation.
Optimised Anaesthesia to Reduce Post Operative Cognitive Decline (POCD) in Older Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery, a Randomised Controlled Trial
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The results of the nested RCT indicate the potential benefits of intra-operative monitoring of anaesthetic depth and cerebral oxygenation as a pragmatic intervention to reduce post-operative cognitive impairment.
AROMAS OF ROSEMARY AND LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OILS DIFFERENTIALLY AFFECT COGNITION AND MOOD IN HEALTHY ADULTS
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Findings indicate that the olfactory properties of these essential oils can produce objective effects on cognitive performance, as well as subjective effects on mood.
Characterizing mild cognitive impairment in incident Parkinson disease
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In a large cohort of newly diagnosed PD participants, PD-MCI is common and significantly correlates with lower cerebrospinal β-amyloid 1–42 and 1–40 levels and future longitudinal studies should enable us to determine those measures predictive of cognitive decline.
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