Tag Archives: University of Texas

Brief Visual Processing Test for Assessment of Cognitive Decline? (BBC News / Current Biology)

Summary Age-related decline in the ability to “take in” lot of information at a glance appears to be associated with people’s cognitive decline more generally, so could (one day, potentially) be a quick and cheap method of assessing mild cognitive … Continue reading

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Secondhand Smoke / Passive Smoking and Dementia Risk (Occupational and Environmental Medicine / NHS Choices)

Summary The NHS Choices “Behind the Headlines” service has released a further critical appraisal concerning an investigation into smoking-related health risks and dementia. The cohort study in question investigated the possible relationship between environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and the later … Continue reading

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