Affiliation: Loughborough University
- Increasing testosterone levels and effects on cognitive functions in elderly men and women: a reviewE Hogervorst
Oxford Project To Investigate Memory and Ageing and Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
Curr Drug Targets CNS Neurol Disord 4:531-40. 2005..For elderly women, T treatment does not seem to have additional benefits over estrogen treatment for postmenopausal complaints and cognitive decline and may increase cardiovascular disease...
- Should surgical menopausal women be treated with estrogens to decrease the risk of dementia?Eef Hogervorst
Neurology 69:1070-1. 2007
- Thyroid function and cognitive decline in the MRC Cognitive Function and Ageing StudyEef Hogervorst
Department of Human Sciences, Brockington Building, Loughborough University, LE11 3TU Loughborough, UK
Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:1013-22. 2008..Treatment with thyroxine in those without thyroid disease (as is sometimes done in anti-ageing clinics) is thus not recommended on the basis of these data and the optimal therapeutic level in the elderly may be lower than is assumed...
- Prevention of dementia with sex hormones: a focus on testosterone and cognition in womenE Hogervorst
SSEHS Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Minerva Med 103:353-9. 2012..Observational data suggest that in older women who were not selected for optimal health, endogenous testosterone has a negative association with verbal memory, usually one of the first functions to decline in dementia...
- Borobudur revisited: soy consumption may be associated with better recall in younger, but not in older, rural Indonesian elderlyEef Hogervorst
SSEHS, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Brain Res 1379:206-12. 2011..Long-term, placebo-controlled treatment studies should investigate whether tempeh, a fermented soybean product that also contains folate, can maintain cognitive function in middle-aged and elderly participants...
- Sex steroids to maintain cognitive function in women after the menopause: a meta-analyses of treatment trialsEef Hogervorst
Psychology Division, School of SE and Health, Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Maturitas 66:56-71. 2010..Whether women with symptoms should be treated for a couple of months or using other (intermittent) modes of treatment and whether this could have long-term positive consequences remains to be investigated...
- Are optimal levels of testosterone associated with better cognitive function in healthy older women and men?Eef Hogervorst
Department of Human Sciences, Brockington Building, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Biochim Biophys Acta 1800:1145-52. 2010..Sex steroids can positively affect the brain and from this it would follow that high levels of sex steroids could be associated with better cognitive function in older men and women...
- Brain and cognition. Is there any case for improving cognitive function in menopausal women using estrogen treatment?E Hogervorst
School of SSEHS, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Minerva Ginecol 61:499-515. 2009..Whether there still is a case to treat surgical menopausal women with estrogens for a longer or shorter period of time remains to be tested...
- Meta-analyses of the effect of hormone treatment on cognitive function in postmenopausal womenAmina Yesufu
Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, LE11 3TU, UK
Womens Health (Lond Engl) 3:173-94. 2007..The future may lie in combining these factors in order to fully understand the potential mechanisms behind estrogen and its effect on cognition...
- High tofu intake is associated with worse memory in elderly Indonesian men and womenE Hogervorst
Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 26:50-7. 2008..Paradoxically, the Honolulu Asia Aging Study reported an increased risk for cognitive impairment and other dementia markers with high tofu (soybean curd) intake...
- Hand preferences for bimanual coordination in 29 bonobos (Pan paniscus)Amandine S Chapelain
Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
Behav Brain Res 196:15-29. 2009..With bouts, 8 bonobos were right-handed, 9 were left-handed and 12 had no preference. No group-level bias appeared. The results are discussed in relation with previous findings and theories on brain lateralization...
- Visual impairment in Alzheimer's disease: a critical reviewElizabeth Kirby
SSEHS, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK
J Alzheimers Dis 21:15-34. 2010..This review looks to critically evaluate current research and highlight the need to investigate recent significant findings in primary vision research in understanding the impairment of vision in AD...
- Caffeine improves physical and cognitive performance during exhaustive exerciseEef Hogervorst
Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1841-51. 2008..Caffeine is thought to act as a central stimulant and to have effects on physical, cognitive, and psychomotor functioning...
- Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia in developing countries: prevalence, management, and risk factorsRaj N Kalaria
Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Lancet Neurol 7:812-26. 2008..Dementia costs in developing countries are estimated to be US$73 billion yearly, but care demands social protection, which seems scarce in these regions...