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Delirium is a mental state in which a person is confused, disoriented, and not able to think or remember clearly. The person may also be agitated and have hallucinations, and extreme excitement.
Medical cannabis soothes cancer pain

Medical cannabis soothes cancer pain

A scientific statement from the American Heart and Stroke Association on the prevalence, diagnosis, and management of poststroke cognitive impairment

A scientific statement from the American Heart and Stroke Association on the prevalence, diagnosis, and management of poststroke cognitive impairment

Study examines whether alcohol-associated burn injuries impair cognitive function

Study examines whether alcohol-associated burn injuries impair cognitive function

Study suggests potential therapeutic targets for COVID-19-related neurological pathologies

Study suggests potential therapeutic targets for COVID-19-related neurological pathologies

Delirium linked with 40% acceleration in the rate of cognitive decline

Delirium linked with 40% acceleration in the rate of cognitive decline

Study may elucidate metformin's potential role in longevity through DNA methylation

Study may elucidate metformin's potential role in longevity through DNA methylation

Report of a case of severe tick-borne encephalitis in a pregnant woman

Report of a case of severe tick-borne encephalitis in a pregnant woman

Experimental vaccine against Marburg virus shows promise in first-in-human clinical trial

Experimental vaccine against Marburg virus shows promise in first-in-human clinical trial

Schizophrenia may be linked with vascular alterations in the brain, study suggests

Schizophrenia may be linked with vascular alterations in the brain, study suggests

Modification to Hospital Elder Life Program expands delirium prevention

Modification to Hospital Elder Life Program expands delirium prevention

West Health and Sharp Memorial Hospital join forces to create a new integrated geriatric care model

West Health and Sharp Memorial Hospital join forces to create a new integrated geriatric care model

Study identifies a sharp increase in cannabis-related emergency department visits among older adults

Study identifies a sharp increase in cannabis-related emergency department visits among older adults

The official who investigates suspicious deaths in your town may be a doctor — or not

The official who investigates suspicious deaths in your town may be a doctor — or not

Estrogen replacement therapy may be a tool to mitigate delirium

Estrogen replacement therapy may be a tool to mitigate delirium

Using AI and socially assistive robots for early detection of urinary tract infections

Using AI and socially assistive robots for early detection of urinary tract infections

Should older seniors risk major surgery? New research offers guidance

Should older seniors risk major surgery? New research offers guidance

Stroke patients with delirium could be more prone to developing cognitive and psychiatric difficulties

Stroke patients with delirium could be more prone to developing cognitive and psychiatric difficulties

Study highlights the complexity of health-care costs for ADRD patients who develop delirium

Study highlights the complexity of health-care costs for ADRD patients who develop delirium

Brain Canada Foundation funds future leaders in Canadian brain research

Brain Canada Foundation funds future leaders in Canadian brain research

Emergence delirium does not affect children's behavior three months after surgery

Emergence delirium does not affect children's behavior three months after surgery