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1,428 Possible Causes for Cognitive Defects

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    […] pregnancy, cognitive impairment, osteopenia, and vascular occlusive disease, perhaps attributable to the accumulation of homocysteine (Hcy) that occurs in B 12 deficiency[bloodjournal.org] For example, the recognition that ensuring adequate folate intake during pregnancy reduces the risk of giving birth to an infant with a neural tube defect (NTD) [ 2 ] has[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] deficiency is associated with effects beyond anemia, 7 B 12 deficiency also can be associated with nonhematological complications, including increased risk of neural tube defect[bloodjournal.org]

  • Hypogonadism

    […] delay, and mild cognitive impairments.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here, we describe a 2-year-5-month-old boy with severe congenital heart defects, limb anomalies, hypogonadism, distinctive facial features, pre- and postnatal developmental[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pregnancy

    Fetal alcohol syndrome is a leading cause of cognitive disabilities in children.[medicinenet.com] These include fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), alcohol-related birth defects (ARBD), and alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disabilities (ARND).[medicinenet.com]

  • Head Injury

    In the conclusion of the study, it was noted: The parents need realistic information about their child's cognitive defects and preserved abilities to avoid false optimism[braininjury.com]

  • Dysthymic Disorder

    […] suggest other interventions, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy [ 48 ], evidence-based or not.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients who are convinced they are suffering from a neurotransmitter defect are likely to request a prescription for antidepressants, and may be skeptical of physicians who[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    Neurogenic orthostatic hypotension occurs as a result of defective norepinephrine release from sympathetic terminals upon standing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cardiac imaging studies demonstrate noradrenergic denervation early in PD, and cardiac denervation has been associated with poorer cognition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Case Western Reserve researchers discover FDA-approved drug rapidly clears amyloid from the brain and reverses cognitive defects.[neurosciencenews.com] "presenile dementia"/ 11. exp "cognitive defect"/ 12. "wernicke korsakoff syndrome"/ 13. "korsakoff psychosis"/ 14. "binswanger encephalopathy"/ 15.[doi.org] Neocortical metabolic abnormalities precede nonmemory cognitive defects in early Alzheimer's-type dementia. Archives of Neurology, 43, 882 – 885.[doi.org]

  • Motion Sickness

    […] and motor tasks (in preparation) Google Scholar Kellogg RS, Kennedy RS, Graybiel A (1965) Motion sickness symptomatology of labyrinthine defective and normal subjects during[doi.org] Google Scholar Kaplan E, Ventura J, Pierobon A, Bakshi A, DiZio P, Lackner JR (2014) Influence of sleep deprivation on susceptibility to motion sickness and performance on cognitive[doi.org]

  • Delirium

    defects Poor short term memory, poor attention span Poor short term memory, attention less affected until severe Hallucinations Common, especially visual Often absent Delusions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] While the patient may be preoccupied with such experiences, if one can secure the patient's attention, it will be found that he has no significant defect in cognitive function[doi.org] […] or subacute Insidious Course Fluctuating, usually revolves over days to weeks Progressive Conscious level Often impaired, can fluctuate rapidly Clear until later stages Cognitive[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    'cognition', 'mixed depression and dementia', 'presenile dementia', 'frontotemporal dementia', 'dementia' or 'multiinfarct dementia', 'senile dementia', 'cognitive defect'[doi.org] , 'Alzheimer's disease', 'cognition disorders', 'dementia vascular', 'dementia multi infarct', or 'delerium, dementia, amnestic, cognitive disorders', as well as with 'longitudinal'or[doi.org] […] medical subject headings 'diabetes mellitus', 'glucose intolerance', 'glucose blood levels', 'glucose tolerance test', and 'blood glucose' were combined with terms related to cognitive[doi.org]

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