Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- Oral contraceptives and androgenicity: influences on visuospatial task performance in younger individualsWhitney Wharton
Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:156-64. 2008..Furthermore, visuospatial performance is hindered with the introduction of antiandrogenic preparations...
- Rationale and design of the Kronos Early Estrogen Prevention Study (KEEPS) and the KEEPS Cognitive and Affective sub study (KEEPS Cog)Whitney Wharton
Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
Brain Res 1514:12-7. 2013..Here we also describe the most recent results and ongoing HT-related research studies designed to address similar issues. This article is part of a Special Issue entitled Hormone Therapy...
- The effects of ramipril in individuals at risk for Alzheimer's disease: results of a pilot clinical trialWhitney Wharton
Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705, USA
J Alzheimers Dis 32:147-56. 2012....
- Cognitive benefits of hormone therapy: cardiovascular factors and healthy-user biasWhitney Wharton
School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Maturitas 64:182-7. 2009..The present observational, community-based, case-controlled study examined the 'healthy-user' bias theory by comparing cognitive task performance in two groups of postmenopausal women, who were either HT users or non-users...
- Short-term hormone therapy with transdermal estradiol improves cognition for postmenopausal women with Alzheimer's disease: results of a randomized controlled trialWhitney Wharton
University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, William S Middleton Memorial VA Hospital, 2500 Overlook Terrace, GRECC11G Madison, WI 53705, USA
J Alzheimers Dis 26:495-505. 2011..Moreover, treatment-related changes in plasma estradiol were positively correlated with improvements in visual memory. Short-term HT that includes the use of estradiol has favorable effects on cognition in women with AD...
- Using predictors of hormone therapy use to model the healthy user bias: how does healthy user status influence cognitive effects of hormone therapy?Carey E Gleason
Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
Menopause 19:524-33. 2012..This study investigated the phenomenon known as the healthy user bias by equating hormone therapy (HT) use (past or current) with healthy user status...
- Awareness of memory abilities in community-dwelling older adults with suspected dementia and mild cognitive impairmentFeng Lin
School of Nursing, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 30:83-92. 2010....
- Characterization of vascular disease risk in postmenopausal women and its association with cognitive performanceN Maritza Dowling
Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
PLoS ONE 8:e68741. 2013..This study investigated heterogeneity in CV risk factor profiles and its association with demographic, genetic, and cognitive variables...
- Lower blood pressure correlates with poorer performance on visuospatial attention tasks in younger individualsWhitney Wharton
Department of Psychology, The George Washington University, 2125 G Street, Washington, DC 20005, United States
Biol Psychol 73:227-34. 2006..We discuss possible explanations for this positive relationship, such as structural neural mechanisms, and how they apply to the overall blood pressure-cognition relationship...