Rebecca L MacCloud

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In older adults, depressive symptoms are associated with lower quality of life, high morbidity and mortality. This study aims to identify brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features associated with late-life depressive symptoms in the population. Older community-dwelling adults (n=314) from the Health ABC study underwent brain MRI. Logistic regression(More)
BACKGROUND Greater hippocampal volume is observed in healthy older adults after short-term structured exercise. Whether long-term exposure to real-world physical activity (PA) programs has similar effects for sedentary older adults with impaired mobility and comorbid conditions is not known. HYPOTHESIS A long-term moderate intensity regimen of PA is(More)
OBJECTIVE Psychomotor slowing is a common cognitive complication in type 1 diabetes (T1D), but its neuroanatomical correlates and risk factors are unclear. In nondiabetic adults, smaller gray matter volume (GMV) and presence of white matter hyperintensities are associated with psychomotor slowing. We hypothesize that smaller GMV in prefronto-parietal(More)
Automated segmentation of the brain is challenging in the presence of brain pathologies such as white matter hyperintensities (WMH). A late-life depression population was used to demonstrate the effect of WMH on brain segmentation and normalization. We used an automated algorithm to detect WMH, and either filled them with normal-appearing white-matter(More)
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