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2010-11-10 01:10:29

Dementia and cognitive impairment are widespread among elderly individuals in the United States, affecting more than 8 million people to some degree.

2010-11-09 12:21:14

A new cognitive assessment tool with 16 items appears potentially useful for identifying problems in thinking, learning and memory among older adults.

2010-03-31 13:03:21

A self-administered test to screen for early dementia could help speed the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of memory disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease. It could also provide health care providers and caregivers an earlier indication of life-changing events that could lie ahead.

2009-03-11 07:17:08

A simple balance test may predict cognitive decline in Alzheimer's Disease, according to a study published in the March 2009 issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.

2008-08-01 06:00:46

Eisai and Pfizer have announced positive results from a new open-label study which has shown that Hispanics with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease experienced significant improvement in cognition compared to baseline after 12 weeks of treatment with Aricept.

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  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.