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Latest Mild cognitive impairment Stories

2012-08-07 10:02:05

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that an FDA-approved anti-epileptic drug reverses memory loss and alleviates other Alzheimer's-related impairments in an animal model of the disease.

2012-08-04 01:13:59

The greatest risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD) is advancing age. By age 85, the likelihood of developing the dreaded neurological disorder is roughly 50 percent.

2012-07-23 06:17:43

Memories - we spend our whole lives making them, but imagine your brain being wiped of all your precious moments. For 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer's, memory loss is a part of life. Researchers now link the condition to your walking pattern.

2012-07-19 06:37:09

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) causes slight difficulty in the areas of memory and thinking skills. Individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) are at a higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease, and according to new research even death.

2012-07-18 01:06:44

Diagnostic tests are increasingly capable of identifying plaques and tangles present in Alzheimer's disease, yet the disease remains untreatable.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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