Items Tagged ‘Cognitive impairment’

Ask the Doctors - Does a college degree affect dementia risk?

March 29, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Does a college degree affect dementia risk?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: I read that dementia rates are going down due to rising education levels, but I don’t have a college degree. Should I be more worried than most? Dear Reader: Dementia is a scary disease, causing not only loss of memory but also the inability to reason through problems and, for many, difficulty with […]

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Tags: Brain function, Cognitive impairment, dementia, Dementia rate, diabetes, Dr. Robert Ashley, Education and Dementia, high blood pressure, Higher education level, Loss of memory, Medications for Diabetes, Medications for high blood pressure


Surgery with heart

August 7, 2017

Surgery with heart

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I was afraid with general anesthesia that I wouldn’t wake up again,” says Francis Shloss, who came to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for her heart surgery. Dr. William Suh, who performed her TAVR, or transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery, says, “We wanted to respect Mrs. Shloss’ preferences so we said we would give zero […]

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Tags: Cognitive impairment, Dr. William Suh, featured, general anesthesia, heart surgery, local anesthesia, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, TAVR, transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery, US News, zero sedation