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impairment

(Damage), noun detriment, disrepair, harm, hurt, injury, loss
Associated concepts: impairment of vision

impairment

(Disability), noun affliction, ailment, debility, deterioration, disablement, disorder, disqualification, feebleness, frailty, handicap, helplessness, illness, impairment, impotence, impotency, inability, innbility to work, inadequacy, incapability, incapacitation, incompetence, incompetency, indisposition, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficacy, inefficiency, infirmity, insufficiency, malady, sickness, unfitness, unsoundness, weakness
Associated concepts: complete disability, continuous disabillty, disability benefits, disability compensation, disability innurance, general disability, medical disability, mental dissbility, partial disability, proof of disability, temporary disability, total disability

impairment

(Drawback), noun detriment, inability, liability, limitation
Associated concepts: impairment of funds, impairment of security
See also: abuse, cost, damage, defacement, defect, deficiency, defilement, deterioration, detriment, disability, disrepair, expense, fault, handicap, harm, injury, penalty, prejudice, sacrifice, wear and tear
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The results suggest an exciting potential for MMFS-01 to treat cognitive impairment in the elderly," said Zhong-Lin Lu, a co-author of the study and director of the Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Brain Imaging and director of the Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences at The Ohio State University.
Companies mentioned in this Mild Cognitive Impairment pipeline H2 2015 review report include Actinogen Limited, Avraham Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Despite its high prevalence in the community, mild cognitive impairment in relation to vascular dementia is not a current research priority with research tending to focus predominantly on Alzheimer's.
High levels of factor VIII are related to higher risk of cognitive impairment and dementia.
Major finding: The odds of incident cognitive impairment were 35%37% lower in individuals with intermediate and high CVH scores than in individuals with the worst scores.
The USPSTF distinguishes between dementia and mild cognitive impairment, which is less severe and does not considerably interfere with day-to-day activities.
To develop their models, the team used data from two longitudinal studies of older adults and found that declines in reconstructive memory were associated with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's dementia, but not with healthy aging.
Of participants, 940 had no signs of cognitive impairment and were asked to return for follow-up evaluations of their cognitive function.
About 60% of people with mild cognitive impairment are known to go on to develop Alzheimer's.
The study from the Alzheimer's Society looked at 1,450 people who did not have cognitive impairment and reevaluated their condition 15 months later.
In a study, sleeping disorders appeared to result in cognitive impairment in women.
This reflects the growing evidence that the majority of individuals with SMI experience cognitive impairment early in the disease course [14], which often does not fully remit despite successful treatment of primary psychiatric symptoms [15-18], and that cognitive impairment is strongly related to vocational outcomes in this population [19-24].

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