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Latest Mild cognitive impairment Stories

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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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