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Latest Mild cognitive impairment Stories

2014-07-08 10:03:49

Scientists have identified a set of 10 proteins in the blood which can predict the onset of Alzheimer's, marking a significant step towards developing a blood test for the disease.

2014-05-15 08:30:54

CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brain Research Foundation (BRF) today announced that it will provide a major grant that will further research funded by the National Institute of Aging

2014-04-24 12:21:07

One of the first studies to look at a relationship between death and the two types of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), or problems with memory and thinking abilities, suggests that people who have thinking problems but their memory is still intact might have a higher death rate in a period of six years compared to those who have no thinking or memory problems.

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.

Alzheimer's Risk Higher For Women Due To Gene Variant
2014-04-16 10:21:00

New research from scientists at Stanford University has revealed a genetic variant that raises the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease in women, but not in men.

2014-03-17 12:27:09

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marcus Dobson first recognized the cognitive decline brought on by Parkinson's disease when he realized he no longer wanted to

Blood Test Shows Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease, Cognitive Decline
2014-03-11 09:34:17

A new study reveals that a blood test has been discovered and validated that can predict if a healthy person will develop mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer's disease within three years.

2014-01-22 08:29:18

TSX: AMF TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Amorfix Life Sciences Ltd.

Gene Variation In Mild Cognitive Impairment Associated With Brain Atrophy
2014-01-14 10:09:03

The presence of a gene variant in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is associated with accelerated rates of brain atrophy, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.


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