This database contains 7 studies, archived under the term: "Journal Of Neurology, Neurosurgery, And Psychiatry"
Improved language performance in Alzheimer disease following brain stimulation
Objectives: Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) has been proposed as a possible treatment for the cognitive deficits associated with Alzheimer disease (AD). The aim of this study was to assess the long-term effects, on cognitive performance, of rTMS applied to the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) in AD patients.; Methods: Ten AD patients were randomly […]
Early intervention for mild cognitive impairment: a randomised controlled trial
Background: Positive effects are reported for memory training for healthy older adults, and yet there is limited information about the benefit of cognitive intervention for older adults with increasing memory difficulties-mild cognitive impairment.; Objective: To investigate the usefulness of an early cognitive intervention for the memory difficulties experienced by people with amnestic mild cognitive impairment.; […]
Fetal striatal grafting slows motor and cognitive decline of Huntington’s disease
Objective: To assess the clinical effect of caudate-putaminal transplantation of fetal striatal tissue in Huntington’s disease (HD).; Methods: We carried out a follow-up study on 10 HD transplanted patients and 16 HD not-transplanted patients. All patients were evaluated with the Unified HD Rating Scale (UHDRS) whose change in motor, cognitive, behavioural and functional capacity total […]