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2013-07-10 14:21:09

The rates of regional brain loss and cognitive decline caused by aging and the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD) are higher for women and for people with a key genetic risk factor for AD, say researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in a study published online July 4 in the American Journal of Neuroradiology. The linkage between APOE ε4 – which codes for a protein involved in binding lipids or fats in the lymphatic and...

2013-07-09 11:30:37

Patients with epilepsy who had amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) or Alzheimer disease (AD) presented earlier with cognitive decline than patients who did not have epilepsy, according to a report published by JAMA Neurology, a JAMA Network publication. AD increases a patient's risk of risk of seizures, and patients with AD and seizure disorders have greater cognitive impairment, more rapid progression of symptoms and more severe neuronal loss at autopsy than those without seizures,...

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...

Mental Training Is Best For Battling Cognitive Decline
2013-04-16 06:42:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online There is no evidence drugs, vitamins or herbal supplements can help prevent cognitive decline in otherwise healthy older adults, claims a new study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Lead author Dr. Raza Naqvi of the University of Toronto and colleagues conducted a thorough review of 32 previously published randomized trials and reportedly found no proof any of those methods could help keep seniors'...

2013-02-22 23:04:33

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a new study out of Australia finding the top six risk factors that could lead to cognitive impairment. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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