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Dementia and cognitive impairment are widespread among elderly individuals in the United States, affecting more than 8 million people to some degree.
A new cognitive assessment tool with 16 items appears potentially useful for identifying problems in thinking, learning and memory among older adults.
A self-administered test to screen for early dementia could help speed the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of memory disorders, including Alzheimerâ€™s disease. It could also provide health care providers and caregivers an earlier indication of life-changing events that could lie ahead.
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.
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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