Cataract Surgery Impact On Cognitive Test Scores

Cataract Surgery Impact On Cognitive Test Scores Overview This prospective observational study aimed to assess the impact of cataract surgery on mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia in individuals aged 75 years and older. Conducted between 2019 and 2021, the study involved 88 eligible patients who underwent cataract surgery. Cognitive function was

Protein In Diet From Plant Or Animal: Cardiovascular Outcomes In Men

Protein In Diet From Plant Or Animal: Cardiovascular Outcomes In Men Overview In this cross-sectional study involving 357 elderly men, the research aimed to explore the relationship between dietary protein intake—both total and categorized as plant or animal protein—and cardiovascular outcomes and inflammatory factors. Utilizing a reliable food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) to

Alzheimer’s Patients and Low Tau Burden Outcomes

Alzheimer's Patients and Low Tau Burden Outcomes Overview The study focuses on individuals within the Alzheimer's Disease (AD) pathway exhibiting abnormal amyloid-beta (Aβ) and tau deposition. Specifically, it investigates a subgroup characterized by low tau levels (A+T−) and compares them to their counterparts with higher tau levels (A+T+).   The research involves 397 individuals

Multimorbidity In Patients With Cognitive Impairment And Dementia

Multimorbidity In Patients With Cognitive Impairment And Dementia Overview The study aimed to investigate the burden and clusters of multimorbidity in relation to mild cognitive impairment (MCI), dementia, and Alzheimer's disease (AD)-related plasma biomarkers among older adults. A population-based sample of 5432 participants aged 60 years and above was included, with a

Anticholinergic Medications And Cognitive Outcomes In Autistic Adults

Anticholinergic Medications And Cognitive Outcomes In Autistic Adults Overview This study investigates the impact of anticholinergic (AC) medications on cognitive outcomes in autistic adults, an area that has not been extensively researched. AC medications, known for their potential to cause cognitive impairment, are commonly used for various medical and psychiatric conditions. In

Myasthenia Gravis Therapeutic Benefits Of Monotherapy With Tacrolimus

Myasthenia Gravis Therapeutic Benefits Of Monotherapy With Tacrolimus Overview   In the management of mild to moderate myasthenia gravis (MG), the utilization of tacrolimus is typically reserved for cases that do not respond to glucocorticoids. This study sought to assess the potential advantages of mono-tacrolimus over mono-glucocorticoids in treating MG patients. The primary endpoint

Patellofemoral Arthroplasty Designs and Osteoarthritis Progression

Patellofemoral Arthroplasty Designs and Osteoarthritis Progression Overview This study aimed to evaluate clinical and functional outcomes, complication rates, implant survivorship, and the progression of tibiofemoral osteoarthritis (OA) in patients with isolated patellofemoral OA undergoing new inlay or onlay patellofemoral arthroplasty (PFA). The research also sought to compare different implant types and models

Gout in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Gout in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Overview Arthritis is a well-established extra-intestinal manifestation of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Recent studies have indicated disruptions in uric acid metabolism among individuals with IBD. This investigation aimed to explore the link between IBD and gout using a comprehensive multi-center database (Explorys Inc.) comprising data

Prostate Cancer Detection Using Urine Glycoproteins

Prostate Cancer Detection Using Urine Glycoproteins Overview In a recent study, researchers investigated the potential of using pre-digital rectal examination (DRE) urine specimens to detect aggressive prostate cancer (AG-PCa) by comparing glycoproteins found in pre- and post-DRE urine samples. The study involved 154 pre-DRE urine specimens from individuals with no cancer at

Lithium Effects On Renal Function In Geriatric Patients

Lithium Effects On Renal Function In Geriatric Patients Overview The practice of augmenting antidepressant therapy with lithium, known as Lithium Augmentation (LA), is considered a primary treatment option for individuals suffering from Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD). However, in the case of geriatric patients, this approach is notably underutilized due to concerns surrounding potential

Cataract Surgery Impact On Cognitive Test Scores