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Cognitive impairment, even when detected at an early, mild stage, is a significant predictor of decreased life expectancy.
NextGen Group plc (AIM:NGG) is pleased to announce that its US-subsidiary NextGen Sciences Inc, has been contracted by investigators at the NIMH-funded Chronic HIV Infection and Aging in NeuroAIDS (CHAIN) Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) to utilize their innovative and sensitive csfdiscovery43 assay to examine biomarkers in CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) associated with neuroAIDS.
All those hits to the head may have a lasting impact on football players.
New research from the University of Leicester demonstrates that general practitioners (GPs) are struggling to correctly identify people in the early stages of dementia resulting in both missed cases (false negatives) and misidentifications (false positives).
Mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and their subtypes are common in the "oldest old" women, which includes those 85 years of age and older.
In a breakthrough that may aid treatment of learning impairments, strokes, tinnitus and chronic pain, UT Dallas researchers have found that brain nerve stimulation accelerates learning in laboratory tests.
Older adults with hearing loss appear more likely to develop dementia, and their risk increases as hearing loss becomes more severe.
Dementia and cognitive impairment are widespread among elderly individuals in the United States, affecting more than 8 million people to some degree.
Once, scientists and doctors thought we were born with a certain number of neurons and those had to last us throughout our lifespan.
A team of international scientists led by Dr Florent Ginhoux of the Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) of Singaporeâ€™s Agency of Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), have made a breakthrough that could lead to a better understanding of many neurodegenerative and inflammatory brain disorders.
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