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2014-04-24 12:19:38

Mayo Clinic research studying the relationship between death and the two types of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) suggests that people who have these conditions die at a higher rate than people without MCI. The research was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. For the study, 862 people with thinking problems and 1,292 with no thinking problems between the ages of 70 and 89 were followed for...

2014-01-17 23:05:05

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Cognitive Assessment and Training Market [Dementia Screening; Clinical Trials, Classroom Learning, Brain Training, Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT, CAT), Concussion Management, Academic Research] Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013-2018)” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 In this report, cognitive assessment and training is defined as solution that is able to monitor, assess, train, or enhance cognitive functions. These...

2013-11-12 12:07:07

Using scores obtained from cognitive tests, Johns Hopkins researchers think they have developed a model that could help determine whether memory loss in older adults is benign or a stop on the way to Alzheimer's disease. The risk of developing dementia increases markedly when a person is diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, a noticeable and measurable decline in intellectual abilities that does not seriously interfere with daily life. But physicians have no reliable way to predict...

2013-07-03 15:09:37

According to study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience Multiple sclerosis (MS) can lead to severe cognitive impairment as the disease progresses. Researchers in Italy have found that patients with high educational levels show less impairment on a neuropsychological evaluation compared with those with low educational levels. Their results are published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience. MS is a progressive immunologic brain disorder with neuropsychological...

2013-06-06 10:43:07

Newly published research from an international team featuring UT Arlington assistant professor Jacob Resch has reaffirmed questions about portions of the popular computerized concussion assessment tool ImPACT. When administered as it is in a clinical setting, the test possessed strong reliability on some evaluation factors. But, on other factors, it miscategorized healthy participants as impaired as much as 46 percent of the time. Authors say the study illustrates the need for multiple...

2013-05-29 23:15:30

First clinician-verified test shown to be 96 percent accurate in identifying cognitive changes associated with dementia and Alzheimer´s Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The first interactive, clinician-verified cognitive test that identifies changes potentially associated with Alzheimer´s and other forms of dementia with 96 percent accuracy“  now is available to the public online at CognitiveTest.com.     Alzheimer´s is the sixth leading...

Hearing Loss Can Impact Brain Function
2013-01-22 06:03:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study led by Johns Hopkins finds that older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop cognitive function and memory problems than adults of a similar age whose hearing is normal. This study is significant as the prevalence of dementia is projected to double every 20 years because of the world's aging population so identifying the factors and understanding the pathways that lead to cognitive decline and dementia in older...


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