Physical activity could combat fatigue, cognitive decline in cancer survivors

Physical activity could combat fatigue, cognitive decline in cancer survivors A new study indicates that cancer patients and survivors have a ready weapon against fatigue and ‘chemo brain’: a brisk walk. Researchers looked at the association between physical activity, fatigue and performance on cognitive tasks in nearly 300 breast cancer survivors. Physical activity could combat…

Increased risk of dementia in patients who experience delirium after surgery

Increased risk of dementia in patients who experience delirium after surgery Delirium is common in elderly hospitalized patients, affecting an estimated 14-56 percent of patients. It frequently manifests as a sudden change in behavior, with patients suffering acute confusion, inattention, disorganized thinking and fluctuating mental status. Increased risk of dementia in patients who experience delirium…

Novel perspectives on anti-amyloid treatment for the prevention of Alzheimer's disease

Novel perspectives on anti-amyloid treatment for the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease For decades, researches have been investigating the underlying foundations of Alzheimer’s disease to provide clues for the design of a successful therapy. Breakthrough insights reveal the molecular basis of the hereditary form of Alzheimer’s disease that strikes early in life. Novel perspectives on anti-amyloid…