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...
- Estrogen and the brain: does estrogen treatment improve cognitive function?Eef Hogervorst
SSEHS Loughborough University, UK
Menopause Int 19:6-19. 2013..Long-term safety studies for this group are urgently needed...
- Hormone replacement therapy to maintain cognitive function in women with dementiaEva Hogervorst
Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK, LE11 3TU
Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2009....
- Premature ovarian insufficiency and neurological functionM Soni
Biomedical Sciences, School of Sport Exercise and Health Sciences Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Minerva Endocrinol 39:189-99. 2014..After surgery, hormone treatment appears to be most beneficial if initiated close to the average natural age of menopause. ..
- 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) 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...
- Prevalence of Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in Individuals with Learning DisabilitiesRajal Devshi
Loughborough University, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
Diagnostics (Basel) 5:564-76. 2015..Findings suggest BPSDs are present within individuals with learning disabilities and dementia. Future research should use updated tools for investigating the prevalence of BPSD within individuals with learning disabilities and dementia. ..
- 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...
- Cluster Analysis of Physical and Cognitive Ageing Patterns in Older People from ShanghaiStephan Bandelow
School of Sports, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Ashby Road, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, UK
Diagnostics (Basel) 6:. 2016..Consistency of such phenotypes of ageing clusters in other cohort studies may provide helpful models for dementia and frailty prevention measures. ..
- 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...
- A critical literature review of the effectiveness of various instruments in the diagnosis of dementia in adults with intellectual disabilitiesJordan Elliott-King
School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Alzheimers Dement (Amst) 4:126-148. 2016..Currently, there is no consensus on dementia diagnostics in adults with intellectual disabilities (ID). There are three types of assessments available: direct cognitive tests, test batteries, and informant reports...
- The relationship of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity to cognitive processing in adolescents: findings from the ALSPAC birth cohortDominika M Pindus
School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE 11 3TU, UK
Psychol Res 79:715-28. 2015..The results thus indicate a potential global effect of aerobic fitness on cognitive functions in adolescents but this may differ depending on the specific task characteristics...
- Tofu intake is associated with poor cognitive performance among community-dwelling elderly in ChinaXin Xu
Psychology Division, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK Memory, Ageing and Cognition Center, Department of Pharmacology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
J Alzheimers Dis 43:669-75. 2015..Similar findings were reported in Indonesia and in Japanese Americans in the US. These findings suggest that the effect of tofu on cognition in elderly should be further investigated. ..
- 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...