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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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sup][10] The study regarding asymptomatic carotid stenosis and cognitive function found that asymptomatic carotid stenosis was associated with overall cognitive impairment independent of known vascular risk factors and patients with stenosis had worse domain-specific scores in both learning/memory and motor/processing speed.
gt; Poor kidney function (raised odds of cognitive impairment about 9 times)
The report assesses Cognitive Impairment therapeutics based on drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type
There was no difference in their age, education level, number of vascular risk factors, IADL score, or cognitive impairment at admission and that at 6 months.
Plasma level of 4HNE in patients with cognitive impairment and without cognitive impairment and controls are shown in Figure.
B1-ADR is a key modulator of learning and memory formation in the brain and a new therapeutic target for treatment of diseases associated with cognitive impairment.
In its review, the USPSTF evaluated 55 studies on instruments that screen for cognitive impairment, of which 46 provided evidence on the sensitivity of dementia screening and 27 provided evidence on mild cognitive impairment.
The concept of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) was first proposed by Reisberg [1] in 1982.
The method by the scientists at Cornell University also allowed research to accurately predict who is more likely to develop cognitive impairment without expensive tests or invasive procedures.
Cognitive impairment in schizophrenia; characteristics, assessment, and treatment.
Prior research suggests an association between atrial fibrillation (Afib) and cognitive problems, but that link has been widely attributed to the increased risk of stroke among Afib patients, However, an analysis of 21 studies, published March 5 in Annals of Internal Medicine, suggests that Afib may contribute to cognitive impairment regardless of stroke history.
In a study of older women, moderate drinking at a mean age of 81 years and initiation of drinking after a mean age of 68 years increased the odds of cognitive impairment.

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